From: Michael Vassar (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Oct 23 2005 - 17:30:26 MDT
Sure lots would make very small conservative modifications, but as you say,
this doesn't effect the singularity.
Pope Salmon said
>I find myself on a gut level rejecting the claim that only "a small
>fraction of them" would try to mess with their minds. It may be that only
>a small fraction would break, because there would be a sufficient degree
>of collective conservatism. It may be that most people would alter
>themselves only too slowly to play a major role in the drama of expanding
>superintelligence. But surely a mind-modification fad could emerge at
>least as quickly as the body-modification fad has. Perhaps I'm
>misunderstanding what you're saying?
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Jul 17 2013 - 04:00:52 MDT