From: James Higgins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 13:09:41 MDT
At 01:30 PM 6/23/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Ben Goertzel wrote:
>>>Ben, it is extremely unlikely that Powers would attempt to exterminate us
>>>deliberately. But Eugen is perfectly correct in that indifference very
>>>probably equates to extermination.
>>What if its attitude toward us is "general indifference coupled with mild
>>affection"? Sort of like my own current attitude toward ants, say?
>How on *Earth* would a Power wind up with this attitude? I understand how
>a human winds up with this attitude with respect to ants, but how on
>*Earth* would it happen to a Power?
Do you have any specific reasons why it could not?
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