Re: ESSAY: Forward Moral Nihilism

From: BillK (
Date: Sat May 13 2006 - 05:19:08 MDT

On 5/13/06, m.l.vere wrote:
> Well doing so is rational (and can be derived from moral nihilism - ie
> suspension of disbelief/acting that way in self interest), in present everyday
> life, as I argued in my post. However to act this way when planing
> posthumanity will restrict said posthumanity to (perhaps severely) sub-optimal
> levels. And ironically, if these morals are used in the creation of
> superintelligence, perhaps everyone elses posthumanity as well.
> Cooperation could very likely become obsolete in the posthuman world.

Au contraire, with communication improvements and networking, hive
minds or similar may well be much more likely.


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