Re: Shamanism, faith healers and "plant wisdom"

From: Nathan Russell (
Date: Sun Feb 12 2006 - 23:27:30 MST

On 2/11/06, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <> wrote:
> Shane Legg wrote:
> >
> > To my surprise some people turned up to defend the idea that
> > faith healing is indeed relevant to the singularity. I had expected
> > the complete opposite reaction.
> >
> > Is there really a sub-group within the singularitarians with this view?
> No. I expect this is just an obscure corner of the net where the rare,
> powerful True Singularitarians don't hang out, and the posters are
> poseurs and imitations, shadows cast by our presence. A bit
> 15th-generation, if you take my meaning.

Well, if we're speaking in terms of futurism, the new Vampire game
doesn't have generation in that sense (or rather, generation improves
with time - a very Singularitarian viewpoint ;)


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