Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: Tomaz Kristan (
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 15:56:07 MDT

On Thu, 04 July 2002, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> 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?

I do. It has a lot of means to upgrade us (if there is any Singularity around, that is. I say it isn't.)

We need some matter, of course. We don't need the part of the Sun shining away, the Earth interior ... and so on. But we could need that as a computorium to enlarge our world substantially. Any Singularity worth anything - would give us that - immediately. And not just seating idle. Don't you think so?

- Thomas

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