From: Giu1i0 Pri5c0 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jun 06 2005 - 10:14:08 MDT
I often think some other people are complete assholes. Since I am now
in an argument with someone, let's call him F, and believe he is the
ultimate asshole, I am emotionally inclined to agree with you at this
But then I try thinking rationally.
Perhaps F thinks I am a complete asshole. From his point of view he
may even be right.
Perhaps if we become immortal at some point we will be able to find a
win-win solution to our future disagreements by telepathic
communication and empathy boosters.
So even if I would like to beat the crap out of F's butt at this
moment, I would welcome him to immortality with open arms. This is too
important to be left to emotional reactions.
On 6/6/05, Joel Pitt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Not to start a large argument, but how does one manage to continue to
> want everyone to become immortal when they are complete assholes?
> Obviously speaking from personal experience, but I found that certain
> people have done things that don't respect a person's right such as who
> to be physically close to.
> I am at a cross roads as to whether to forgive and forget.. working
> towards singularity goals, or to become a vigilanty and bring people to
> immediate justice and removal of life.
> I'm trying to remain sane, but why should these people who don't respect
> other's rights remain in existence?
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