Re: request an argument

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Tue Mar 11 2003 - 23:47:36 MST

On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 01:18:24AM -0500, S?bastien Chikara wrote:
> Here's the latest flippant argument I had against the singularity
> hypothesis:
> "One of the most common fallacies people fall into is to assume any
> given trend will retain its current path forever. It ain't so."

Of course not. That's the *point*. Technological progress can't
continue forever at its current snails pace; not with every new
technology helping to create the next one.

> p.s. he also mentionned Wired's Fieldguide To Transhumanists
> but as far
> as generalities goes... i have to agree this one is rather funny.

As a moderate libertarian and a non-moderate singularitarian, I have to
say that the "who gets laid" is skewed rather the other way. Sure,
Extropians go to rave, but watch some of the smarter sigularitarians at
a sci-fi con some time...

All assuming males, of course. 8P

-Robin, who has two gfs. 8)

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