Re: [sl4] Just how coherent does CEV have to be?

From: Nick Tarleton (
Date: Fri Oct 24 2008 - 08:47:17 MDT

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 10:10 AM, Alex Bokov <> wrote:
> Why foreclose on the possibility of self-organizing
> subgroups of the human race having their own CEV's, with the
> stipulation that killing off rival subgroups, etc., is off the table?

Can you really stipulate away every very bad possibility?

> So, as a practical example, instead of relying on something magical
> happening (us all "growing together") to fit Israelis and Palestinians
> into the same CEV somehow, just let them (or at least those of them
> that wish it) cut loose from each other, and live in worlds where they
> never have to see each other again?

My impression is that this is a possible humanity-CEV outcome.

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