Re: "The Artilect War" ... Does it get better?

From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Tue Jun 27 2006 - 17:37:19 MDT

On 6/27/06, Robin Lee Powell <> wrote:
> So far (chapter 1), The Artilect War has managed to gruesomely,
> callously, and drastically mis-represent my views as a
> Singularitarion (whach de Garis calls "Cosmists"). Apparently, I
> want humanity to create super-intelligences because I just don't
> care very much whether humans live or die.

Haven't read the book, but from what I have seen of de Garis's speech and
writing, he seems to be to Singularitarianism what Velikovsky was to
astronomy, only not as constructive, reasonable or sane.

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