From: Robin Lee Powell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 17:21:31 MST
On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 10:59:06PM +0000, Simon Gordon wrote:
> --- Robin Lee Powell <email@example.com> wrote:
> > 5. Therefore, if we achieve the Singularity, the world will
> > end. The Singularity must be stopped at any cost.
> This is illogical. If the world does end because of a Singularity
> it will only be the simulated world that has ended, which doesnt
> matter right?
It matters a lot to the people who only exist in the simulation,
i.e. you and me.
> An individual consciousness that was terminated would presumably
> return to the world where it began prior to entering the
What a bizarre assumption.
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