Robert Maxwell wrote:
I'm not afraid of technology or the future, dude. I welcome them. I wish the Singularity was right around the corner--the idea of being a transhuman sounds badass.
Doesn't mean I'm willing to delude myself into believing
it's about to happen, though.
QFT. Being a realist is not "fear".
Neither is knowing what one is talking about, of course. For the most part, the evangelists don't - their followers certainly
Believers in this nonsense don't realize how blinkered accusing people of being "afraid of" the Singularity is - it's exactly the same as religionists accusing atheists of "being angry at God," completely missing any understanding of what the disagreement is about