A Cyborg Bill of Rights

Malcolm MacLeod mmacleod at tms-co.com
Thu Jul 23 18:11:33 EST 1998


Rob and Stef <rdunca19 at idt.net> wrote:
> Matthew Billmers wrote:
> > Rob and Stef wrote in message <35B6E94C.7020 at idt.net>...
> > >When AI creates its first sentient being, and it will, who gives a shit?
> > >It'll be just a hunk of metal. (or whatever)
> > 
> > Pardon me for playing Devil's advocate, but...
> > When nature created the first sentient being, and it did, who gave a s***?
> > It was just a hunk of cells.
> 
> yup.  And your point is...?  If we reduce our humanity to having it on
> par with creations of science, whats the point of existing? Serious.

This question was answered years ago, in the comic strip "B.C":
Humans are here on Earth because the weeds need the carbon dioxide.




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