Re: Singularity awareness

From: Ricardo Barreira (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2006 - 17:40:35 MDT

What you said, Michael, is what often crosses my mind but am always
afraid of saying...

On 6/1/06, Michael Vassar <> wrote:
> I strongly agree. that knowledge of the singularity becoming public is an
> existential risk, but I would worry more about a governmental race to UFAI
> or to strong MNT as the mode of destruction. Oh yes, and the possibility of
> fanatics killing those few people who could plausibly enable FAI to happen
> first. I think that the singularity is already too high profile for my
> tastes, though there is a trade-off between awareness and the difficulty of
> recruiting FAI researchers.

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