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A Mediated Singularity: Human Use as a Passport to Life Extension

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    Peter
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    Introduction  A singularity, according to cosmology, is located at the core of infinite density and pressure, where matter is continually merging ad i
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    Marcos
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    Good to see Natasha is more attuned with actual implications than even Ben (which is worth noting for the irony as his field is AI) and most certainly of our so-called ‘futurists’ which are simply too cowardly to wage their bets even a few years hence: a laughable position to any fiction writer not only from centuries but millennia back (or should I say Saecula Saeculorum not to directly offend anyone?) or even early 20th century authors, mere decades ago. All this makes all the more obvious: Art, the Aesthetic vision, shall lead the way, just as it always did really. However, in case it was not yet so apparent to those who claim to understand science, enginneering and the sublimation of both in the quintessential human trait: Language itself — the Word — it will just get more and more so.

    A few further considerations to strengthen your positions and suggest even bolder — and more specific — implications:

    [1] https://www.google.com.br/search?q=involuntary+segregation
    [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographical_segregation
    [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_movement_for_workers_in_the_European_Union

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