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Abundance, Abundance Society, Singularitarianism, Singularity, Singularity Philosophy, Singularity Ready -

Preparing for the Singularity: The Imperative of Boosting Personal Intelligence Annually As we approach the era of the Singularity, as envisioned by futurists like Ray Kurzweil, the exponential growth of artificial intelligence poses unique challenges and opportunities. One critical aspect of adapting to this future is the deliberate enhancement of personal intelligence. Given the trajectory of AI development, it's proposed that individuals should aim to increase their personal intelligence by four points every year until 2050. This incremental growth is not just about raw cognitive power but encompasses a broader spectrum of intelligence, including emotional, social, and creative intelligence. This...

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For decades, Silicon Valley anticipated the moment when a new technology would come along and change everything. It would unite human and machine, probably for the better but possibly for the worse, and split history into before and after. The name for this milestone: the Singularity. It could happen in several ways. One possibility is that people would add a computer’s processing power to their own innate intelligence, becoming supercharged versions of themselves. Or maybe computers would grow so complex that they could truly think, creating a global brain. In either case, the resulting changes would be drastic, exponential and irreversible. A self-aware superhuman...

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AGI, AI, AI Ethics, AI Models, Aristotelianism, Artificial Cognition, Philosophy -

    We explore various philosophies and its principles to assess their appropriateness as guides in these accelerating exponential times  Aristotelianism Aristotelianism is a philosophical system that originated with the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. Aristotle was a student of Plato and his philosophy focused on the study of nature, logic, ethics, politics, and metaphysics. Aristotelianism is based on the concept of substance and essence, and it emphasizes the importance of empirical observation and logical analysis in understanding the world. The primary concepts in Aristotelianism include the notion of causality, the classification of things into categories, and the...

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AGI, AI, AI Ethics, AI Models, Artificial Cognition, Philosophy, Singularity Ready, Stoicism -

WE EXPLORE VARIOUS PHILOSOPHIES AND ITS PRINCIPLES TO ASSESS THEIR APPROPRIATENESS AS GUIDES IN THESE ACCELERATING EXPONENTIAL TIMES   Stoicism Stoicism is a philosophical school that originated in ancient Greece and was founded by Zeno of Citium in the early 3rd century BC. Stoicism emphasizes rationality, virtue, and self-control as the key to leading a good life. The philosophy teaches that individuals should focus on what they can control, accept what they cannot control, and remain indifferent to external circumstances beyond their control. Stoics believe that emotions such as anger, fear, and desire are destructive and can lead to suffering....

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AGI, AI, AI Ethics, AI Models, Philosophy, Singularity Ready, Utilitarianism -

We explore various philosophies and its principles to assess their appropriateness as guides in these accelerating exponential times Utilitarianism Utilitarianism is a consequentialist ethical theory that focuses on maximizing overall happiness or minimizing overall suffering. Developed by Jeremy Bentham and later refined by John Stuart Mill, this philosophy asserts that the rightness or wrongness of actions is determined by their overall utility, which is the extent to which they promote happiness or prevent suffering. Utilitarianism is grounded in the idea of the "greatest happiness principle," which states that one should act in such a way as to produce the greatest...

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