SI Uploads, Fast-forward, was : Collapsarity

From: Paul Hughes (
Date: Wed Mar 26 2003 - 09:55:58 MST

--- "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <>
> Paul Hughes wrote:
>If I understand Eli correctly, I agree
> with him on the
> > possibility, one which I think is even more
> likely, that our
> > civilization was rescued from SLOW-TIME PHYSICAL
> UNIVERSE long ago, and
> > most if not all of our history has taken place in
> the blink of an eye
> > in that universe.
> That is not "rescue". That is the same tragedies on
> fast-forward. It
> would not seem to be helpful in any way.


Could you please clarify this position? Why would you
consider an SI uploading us into their domain a
tragedy, and what is fast-forward??

I only joined the list a few days ago, so I am not up
to date with your latest thinking.


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