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    The most dangerous thing on the planet is and will continue to be unregulated
    Whats the most dangerous thing on the planet?

    Nuclear bombs?
    Bio weapons?
    The printing press, radio, TV, or Internet?

    No, its intelligence, which is what created all those things. To regulate intelligence is to enforce stupidity. Intelligence is and always will be unregulated, because smarter life forms wont have it any other way.

    Mon, Jan 27, 2014  Permanent link

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    gamma     Wed, Jan 29, 2014  Permanent link
    Unregulated? What about evolution by genetic algorithms that externalize much of what intelligence is or can do?
    gamma     Wed, Jan 29, 2014  Permanent link
    You know its weird to feel positive. I feel that I could take your statement and copy it into my Facebook status as if a big thing has been said, a major truth, even though I doubt it completely.
    BenRayfield     Wed, Jan 29, 2014  Permanent link
    Evolution is about as unregulated as anything gets. Gang wars evolved into use of bigger weapons, for example.
    nedzen     Thu, Jan 30, 2014  Permanent link
    intelligence is a 'thing' ?
    gamma     Mon, Feb 3, 2014  Permanent link
    You know, the statement is wrapped in a feedback circuit. There are also trust networks that are (down)regulating everything.