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Why longtermism is the world’s most dangerous secular credo | Aeon Essays

"That is what our ‘vast and glorious’ potential consists of: massive numbers of technologically enhanced digital posthumans inside huge computer simulations spread throughout our future light cone. It is for this goal that, in Häggström’s scenario, a longtermist politician would annihilate Germany. It is for this goal that we must not ‘fritter … away’ our resources on such things as solving global poverty." ugh

philosophy culture ugh

Game of Objects

"We are aware that we are not experiencing the world "directly", but this does not change our feeling that we are experiencing the world."

games simulation philosophy