nev young said:
> On 12/08/2022 10:26, Richard Robinson wrote:
>> nev young said:
>>> On 11/08/2022 17:14, Tone wrote:
>>>> Obviously the answer to excess heat is to shade off the sun.
>>>> The only effective way to do that would be to create clouds in the right
>>>> places. So, while we're at it we might as well create rain clouds, as
>>>> our reservoirs are getting low.
>>> Get the electronic spiders that live in the web to build it.
>>> They're already in the cloud.
>> We all live in a virtuality,
>> A virtuality,
>> A virtuality
> If we're virtual are we alive?
A very long time ago, in this 'ere very same newsgroup, I mentioned a
Stanislaw Lem short story   about a pooter environment inhabited
by virtual entities capable of artificially intelligent conversations,
which were being monitored and transcribed by the designer of the
They were doing theological speculation, argument and general
intellectual mayhem around the possible existence of an all-powerful
creator of the universe, and the possible attitudes of such a
hypothetical being towards themselves, its hypothetical creations.
The researcher's write-up remarked that this was extraordinarily
fascinating stuff, and what a shame that funding constraints were going
to have to force him to pull the plug on it very shortly.
There's no telling where you might end up once you start going meta.
 long time. I remember Geraldine remarking that her kid mght be
interested to read it
 not the one in my .sig