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    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
Post: RE: Physical limitations and social implications o...

It might not be perfect, but it is a huge leap in the right direction to have a non-prejudge AI God or "Big Brother" who is honestly concerned with the modos wellbeing and allowing us to unfold and be...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-18-2014, 09:33 PM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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Even if security intelligence and security surveillance could know all there is to know; only a very small percent could be interesting enough to bother further investigation. The reason being a major...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-18-2014, 06:58 PM
    Thread: Personal weapons and stuff
Post: RE: Personal weapons and stuff

The ufog and drones are all purpose and not much could defeat these unless a new exotic form of combat is encountered. Any form of combat is still subject to the rules of physics and would have be...
Canner General Setting Discussion 37 511 08-13-2014, 11:52 PM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
Post: RE: Physical limitations and social implications o...

Hell in OA, giggles, I read them, creepy stuff
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-13-2014, 03:14 AM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
Post: RE: Physical limitations and social implications o...

I rather be in OA then where I live, which is skid row litterly
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-13-2014, 03:04 AM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
Post: RE: Physical limitations and social implications o...

xsampa Wrote: (08-13-2014, 02:26 AM) -- Rynn Wrote: (08-11-2014, 03:53 AM) -- True, however most OA civs are far more advanced in every field. Including the social sciences. There are fields of stud...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-13-2014, 02:38 AM
  Rainbow Thread: A Daily Life Story & Questions
Post: RE: A Daily Life Story & Questions

Frodo, your story is so good I have to ask; have you ever thought about making a role playing thread on this forum?
Canner General Setting Discussion 28 393 08-10-2014, 07:29 PM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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I know a S1 could be in 1500 different such bio-avatars same time if needed and be aware fully of what each part of em is doing. For normal citizens with near baseline level intellect, would their ...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-10-2014, 04:33 AM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
Post: RE: Physical limitations and social implications o...

How cheap could bio avatars be made if they still look and move like near baselines? Would games where killing each other be allowed if such bio-avatars were used? It would make for some inte...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-10-2014, 04:04 AM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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For biological citizens with near baseline intellect does it take decades to centuries of augmentation to raise a singularity level by just 0.1singularity point? Is assentation a slow process and ...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-09-2014, 10:27 PM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
Post: RE: Physical limitations and social implications o...

In all my posts when I wrote baseline; what I meant by baseline is; the lowest form of citizen with full rights, not necessary Homo sapiens. For me this means: the average: pan, neko, human, dolphin, ...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-09-2014, 04:51 PM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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How long would you want the same body or body type you were born into if there is the option to get something different? Could some fashions, trends, and peer pressure push someone to join the cro...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-09-2014, 05:11 AM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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The concept of immortality must have a lot of implications. Is the urge in today’s biology to procreate arise from nature, I am not talking about the sex drive, but the urge to have children? Wo...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-08-2014, 10:03 PM
    Thread: Bowl of Heaven?
Post: RE: Bowl of Heaven?

stevebowers Wrote: (08-07-2014, 12:47 PM) -- Here's an article about Bowl of Heaven (with a very nice image) that discusses the mechanics. http://nextbigfuture.com/2014/07/gregory-benford-and-larry-...
Canner General Setting Discussion 15 273 08-08-2014, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Simulated gravity
Post: RE: Simulated gravity

CCostello Wrote: (08-04-2014, 01:01 AM) -- I accidentally created two threads with the same topic. Very sorry. Can someone please delete either one? :/ -- I did almost the same once with a post. What...
Canner General Setting Discussion 18 223 08-04-2014, 01:10 AM
    Thread: Bowl of Heaven?
Post: RE: Bowl of Heaven?

I keep thinking of some large mega structure the size of a small galaxy that acts like a filter feeding whale, gobbling up whatever it encounters and assimilating it into its own structure. The origi...
Canner General Setting Discussion 15 273 08-03-2014, 11:08 PM
    Thread: Bowl of Heaven?
Post: RE: Bowl of Heaven?

Drashner1 Wrote: (08-03-2014, 08:56 AM) -- So, just for fun, I figured out how much kinetic energy the Leviathan has when moving at .5c. A mass of a 100 billion suns = 2e41kg moving at half the...
Canner General Setting Discussion 15 273 08-03-2014, 07:03 PM
    Thread: Brain Taxonomy Questions
Post: RE: Brain Taxonomy Questions

I was searching the threads for the right place to ask a question about brains and efficiency of the OA era, this was the only thread I could find about brains. I think of all life forms with a n...
Canner General Setting Discussion 5 201 08-01-2014, 07:44 PM
    Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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That is why I said almost anywhere space was available, what I was getting at is if space is available, not much could stop you if you "fit in". I could not see some group or individuel which is p...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 08-01-2014, 01:49 AM
  Rainbow Thread: Physical limitations and social implications of post scarcity
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Besides the obvious restrictions to some citizens who can’t physically or mentally “fit in”, does the post scarcity free us to immigrate to almost anywhere we can find “real-estate for sale”? I can...
Canner General Setting Discussion 87 1,092 07-31-2014, 09:46 PM