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  1. Thread: London Lightwave

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    Right I'm on my way. Be there about 6 :thumbsup:

    Right I'm on my way. Be there about 6 :thumbsup:
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    In a way you're preaching to the converted,...

    In a way you're preaching to the converted, somewhat, here. Very few LWers who have been involved in the 9.x series, and who are now about to embark on the LWcore trip. Would hold the epic efforts of...
  3. Thread: Newtek Core?

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    Good point! More! There is more.... Isn't...

    Good point!

    More! There is more.... Isn't there?
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    yes!!!!

    yes!!!!
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    I wholly agree with you on that. After all money...

    I wholly agree with you on that. After all money is money and DVDs are DVDs. The software costs the same to everyone, regardless of their personal usage.

    Happily. I think with this pricing...
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    I believe you, but the 'JOIN NOW' button won't...

    I believe you, but the 'JOIN NOW' button won't work.
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    If that's true. Than it's bargain city and...

    If that's true. Than it's bargain city and jumping on board ASAP is a no-brainer.

    But are you sure? And what happens if in the, (admittedly unlikely), event. That LW10 isn't ready to ship until,...
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    Personally. I'm reserving my most extreme...

    Personally. I'm reserving my most extreme skepticism regarding yearly upgrades. Even for LW 10 meeting a Q4 2009 release target. That said, what's been shown so far looks very good. Would have liked...
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    So much for the theory, that people never change...

    So much for the theory, that people never change their minds in these discussions. :)
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    No. I'm not getting it at all. I'm trying to...

    No. I'm not getting it at all. I'm trying to understand what, if anything, scientists think this Super AI is going to be like. I mean what do you find scary about it?

    Why would we expect it to...
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    What will 'self improving' mean, for a super...

    What will 'self improving' mean, for a super intelligent AI?

    Does anyone have any idea what a self improving AI would be like? Would it be self conscious? What would motivate it?

    Obviously...
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    Thanks! :)

    Thanks! :)
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    The natural selection part, is the non-random...

    The natural selection part, is the non-random part. Natural selection being, the effect of environmental attrition on a population of organisms.

    The random parts are:

    1. Reproduction with...
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    Do you mean that different things can appear...

    Do you mean that different things can appear rational, to everyone? Because what you've stated, comes across as almost opposite to rational. At least it seems that you see rationality as a...
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    "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and...

    "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life"

    Do you think that the objective of the sign, is to un-convert Christians or Muslims? It reads more like a slogan, of not taking it...
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    I respect your position of devils advocate, as...

    I respect your position of devils advocate, as far as moral relativism goes. We're trying to be quite specific here. We are talking about the education of children. Their future prospects in the work...
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    I'm sorry IMI, but I don't think anyone can...

    I'm sorry IMI, but I don't think anyone can afford to be complacent about this issue. An immense amount of harm is already being done. This short film, showing how at least one religious institution...
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    Rationality is not really much of an option when...

    Rationality is not really much of an option when it comes to religion. See how well hard scientific fact, works with the creationist mob.

    No! The best way to combat religion, is with religion. If...
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    If in truth, as you say. They are obligated not...

    If in truth, as you say. They are obligated not to speak out. Then that is a serious problem.

    How can it be morally tenable. For Religious leaders to preach submission to Gods will, assert the...
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    That's just the trouble isn't it. Religion is not...

    That's just the trouble isn't it. Religion is not something in and of itself. It is a prescriptive system of beliefs. That actually suppress freedom of behaviour and thought. It's method includes,...
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    Better to remove tax exempt status from all...

    Better to remove tax exempt status from all religious organsations full stop.
    At the very least it should be used as a sanction. If any religious group, church etc. Is demonstrably engaged in the...
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    Don't you think you're the one over-reacting...

    Don't you think you're the one over-reacting somewhat? The message may have been inspired by an evangelical christian message on a bus. But it certainly doesn't single out Christianity. It doesn't...
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    Not much of a resistance then. Although, I do...

    Not much of a resistance then. Although, I do note your decidedly revised target audience, of the more passive: "those who wish to listen"
    Seriously. I don't think this line of argument. Undermining...
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    Revisable and demonstrably self correcting.

    Revisable and demonstrably self correcting.
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    In what active ways do you, or do you think, you...

    In what active ways do you, or do you think, you can resist people with those fundamentalist kinds of positions?



    When you say relationship here, do you mean belief?

    And why do you think it...
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