Re: Signaling after a singularity

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Mon May 05 2008 - 14:14:42 MDT

--- Stuart Armstrong <> wrote:

> Speculating about society after a singularity is pointless. It leads
> to poorly thought-out ideas and is dominated by speculative wishful
> thinking. A complete waste of time.
> So, let's do it.

OK, let's say a singularity has already happened, and the world you see
today is the result.

Not possible?

There are several morals, but the relevant one is at the end. There
are two kinds of people. Those who believe that beliefs cause reality,
and those who believe that reality cause beliefs. The first group
might be right, but only the second group will pass on their DNA.

-- Matt Mahoney,

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