Re: poly: Rapture of the Future

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Sun Jan 04 1998 - 22:35:59 PST (Tim May) writes:
>The Keynsian slogan, "In the long run, we're all dead," has, for some, been
>mutated into "In the long run, we'll all be immortal."

 I've heard a number of people say that people who live to year X will
be immortal, but I haven't yet heard people claim we've reached that

>Waiting for the Singularity is ever so much more fun....

 Sort of like waiting for a train to arrive without looking to see
whether you're sitting on the track it's arriving on.

 People who are complacent about the Singularity have lots of time to
post. I know some people who are quite worried about whether they will
survive the Singularity. They always seem too busy to engage in the
kinds of discussions you are likely to read.

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Received on Mon Jan 5 06:26:56 1998

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