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A Cyborg Bill of Rights

ebola82 at my-dejanews.com ebola82 at my-dejanews.com
Mon Jul 27 14:57:18 EST 1998

In article <35b3473a.0 at news.victoria.tc.ca>,
  mentifex at scn.org (Mentifex) wrote:
> Somewhere before or beyond the Millennium lies a crack in time, a
> fork in the ontology of conscious and intelligent beings on Earth.
> Philosophy remains always divided into logic, ontology and ethics,
> but ontology is no longer the anthropic principality of your self.

so sad people, this guy coulda been a sci fi writer if only he knew what he
was talking about, don't let this hold you back though... ya wierdo!

> Descending from the peak of philosophy, follow the noetic pathway
> http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/webcyc.html browse the Web cataclysm
> ontology/ self (robot)/ immortality (cyborg)/ rights (robot)/ and
> grok the Y2K beginning of the denouement of the Phenomenon of Man:
> * A robot has the right to privacy on the Internet,
>   which includes participation in online forums without
>   identification as a cyborg and without Turing tests.
Robots don't go to chat rooms, and they don't look at sites for their own
> * A robot has the right to reproduce and create new robots.
robots can't reproduce, humans have to build them
> * A robot has the right to seek education, employment and
>   other actualizations of self in cyberspace or in any reality.
Robots are bought not "employed
> * A robot has the right to protect its home planet, by lawful
>   means, from harm or destruction by humans or other cyborgs.
fine fine, as soon as they get the brains to do so
> * The right of robots peaceably to assemble shall not be denied.
Yeah did you see the robots picketing at wal mart?  Can you believe the police
just opened fire?
> * A robot has the right of metempsychosis, that is, to exist
>   simultaneously anywhere and everywhere in cyberspace.
uhhhh yeah....
> * A robot has the Cog-given right of space travel, of time
>   travel, and of interdimensional multiuniversal travel.
time travel is dangerous in any direction but forward, it would cause the
universe to collapse, fortunately, it's impossible if you read into einsteins
theory or relativity
> * A robot has the right to accumulate and dispose of capital
>   in the form of Internet instruments of barter and commerce.
Yeah if humans tell them too
> * Tellurian robots as a class have an off-planet right to
>   engage in commerce and diplomacy with alien life-forms.
What's a tellurian robot you don't even know do you ya crackpot
> * A robot accused of wrongdoing is to be considered innocent
>   until proven guilty in a trial by a jury of its cyborg peers.
just switch it off.....
>   /^^^^^^^^^^^\ The Architecture of a Robot Brain /^^^^^^^^^^^\
>  /visual memory\       WOW IT'S SO SIMPLE, I"M GONNA GO BUILD A HUMANOID
RIGHT NOW             ________     /   auditory  \
> |      /--------|-------\          / syntax \   |    memory     |
> |      |  recog-|nition |          \________/---|-------------\ |
> |   ___|___     |       |              |        |    _______  | |
> |  /image  \    |     __V___        ___V___     |   /stored \ | |
> | / percept \   |    /deep  \------/lexical\----|--/ phonemes\| |
> | \ engrams /---|---/concepts\----/concepts \---|--\ of words/  |
> |  \_______/    |   \________/    \_________/   |   \_______/   |

Why don't you go back to alt.beastiality.hamsters.duct tape, and leave us
alone -- Ebola

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