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    Reading this essay, I though of David Brin, and Vernor Vinge.  

    Very well done, Sir!

    Minority rights should never be subject to majority vote.

    by lostboyjim on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 08:02:09 AM PDT

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    •  He references Vinge and others in this book. It's (0+ / 0-)

      breathtaking in the scope of subjects tackled and linked. I forgot autism, neanderthal gene sequences, privacy (if you can't stop them, make them transparent) and AI assistants.

      Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. -Martin Luther

      by the fan man on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 09:10:21 AM PDT

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