[FoRK] beware inevitability! a foil tothe technologicalsingularity?

Russell Turpin deafbox
Fri Oct 14 16:35:56 PDT 2005


Lucas Gonze:
>Also the fact that the USSR couldn't sustain
>the totalitarian economy even within Russia. In the US this was not 
>acknowledged, I think
>because anti-communist politics had choked off the flow of reality.

That's about the size of it. This fact *was*
discussed by military analysts. It just didn't
seem to have much impact on the political
discussions of the time.




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