From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 06:53:40 MDT

On 9/29/06, ps udoname <> wrote:

> This largly revolves round which techs come first. I think uploads might
> come before FAI, but with the computing power for uploads it should be
> possible to brute force UFAI.

The idea that it's possible to brute force UFAI with mere computation is a
category error, akin to the idea that you can levitate heavy objects merely
by willing it to happen really hard.

Finally, does everyone here agree with collective volition as oppsed to
> individual volition?

Absolutely not.

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