Re: poly: Modeling Economic Singularities

From: Robin Hanson <>
Date: Mon Apr 13 1998 - 09:51:35 PDT

Perry paries:
>"Nick Bostrom" writes:
>> Robin says that on his model, one of the necessary
>> conditions for an economic singularity is that the population growth
>> remains less than the discount factor ~3%. ... What am I missing?
>As I said, I also have some serious questions about that
>model. However, Robin seems to be hostile to my questioning of it.

As I've told you before, I'm open to questioning specific points, but
I can't effectively respond to unfocused requests to justify everything.

I'll respond to Nick's question after I think about it some more.

Robin Hanson
RWJF Health Policy Scholar, Sch. of Public Health 510-643-1884
140 Warren Hall, UC Berkeley, CA 94720-7360 FAX: 510-643-8614
Received on Mon Apr 13 16:54:50 1998

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