Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 15:35:03 MDT

Tomaz Kristan wrote:
> On Thu, 04 July 2002, James Higgins wrote:
>>Thus we're just an oasis of natural evolution and
>>if/when we get to a Singularity ourselves we'll
>>just be invited to join the party already in
> I think, that a natural evolution cannot do anything in a million years, what an (even lousy) Singularity couldn't in a day.
> Not to cultivate all the matter and energy in the neighborhood - is just a crime, a Singularity would never do.

Are you saying it would be a crime for a Singularity not to
cultivate *all* the matter and energy including that bound up in
other sentients such as ourselves? In what sense and by what
standards? Validated how?

- samantha

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