Re: poly: Rapture of the Future

From: Tim May <>
Date: Wed Jan 07 1998 - 10:12:58 PST

At 10:07 AM -0800 1/7/98, Robin Hanson wrote:

>Some people think too much about the future. But a huge population out there
>arguably thinks too little about it. Overall I don't think there's a net
>bias toward thinking too much about the future. You're just focusing on one
>tail of a distribution again.

Well, this list is just such a tail.

I probably belong in another tail.

--Tim May

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Received on Wed Jan 7 18:02:54 1998

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