Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: James Higgins (
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 17:01:09 MDT

At 03:42 PM 7/4/2002 -0700, Tomaz Kristan wrote:
>On Thu, 04 July 2002, James Higgins wrote:
> > So, I assume you believe that the
> > SI we create should just immediately
> > assimilate the entire human race
> > and force them to live forever? What if
> > some don't want to be uploaded?
>I said, some other Singularity - not this, we shall create. IMO There is
>no other (around, yet).

True, but irrelevant. All successful friendly SIs should have similar
behavior (since they would be friendly). So which SI we are talking about
does not make any difference (as long as it is a friendly one).

>But if it was - at least it should ask - "Who wants to go out of here?"
>Some of those AIDS (African) kids would. At least.
>But nobody asks.

What do you mean by "But nobody asks"?

James Higgins

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