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==Context==
 
==Context==
* The human path to coping with knowledge starts with data which leads to information which leads to [[Wisdom]].
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* The human path to coping with [[Knowledge]] starts with data which leads to information which leads to [[Wisdom]].
* Ray Kurzweil described the life of knowledge <ref name=singularity>Ray Kurzweil, ''The Singularity is Near''. (2005) ISBN 0-670-03384-7</ref> "Whether data or wisdom, information will survive only if we want it to. By extension, we can only live for as long as we care about ourselves."
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* Ray Kurzweil described the life of knowledge <ref name=singularity>Ray Kurzweil, ''The Singularity is Near''. (2005) ISBN 0-670-03384-7</ref> "Whether data or wisdom, information will survive only if we want it to. By extension, we can only live for as long as we care about ourselves. ... Out civilizations' trove of knowledge  does not simply survive by itself. We must continually rediscover, reinterpret, and reformat the legacy of culture and technology the our forebears have bestowed on us. All of this information will be fleeting if no one cares about it. Translating our currently hardware thoughts into software will not necessarily provide us with immorality. It will simply place the means to determine how long we want our lives and thoughts to last in our own figurative hands."
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
  
 
[[Category: Philosophy]]
 
[[Category: Philosophy]]

Revision as of 09:48, 27 May 2021

Full Title or Meme

Wisdom is the next step on the path to [Artificial Intelligence]].

Context

  • The human path to coping with Knowledge starts with data which leads to information which leads to Wisdom.
  • Ray Kurzweil described the life of knowledge [1] "Whether data or wisdom, information will survive only if we want it to. By extension, we can only live for as long as we care about ourselves. ... Out civilizations' trove of knowledge does not simply survive by itself. We must continually rediscover, reinterpret, and reformat the legacy of culture and technology the our forebears have bestowed on us. All of this information will be fleeting if no one cares about it. Translating our currently hardware thoughts into software will not necessarily provide us with immorality. It will simply place the means to determine how long we want our lives and thoughts to last in our own figurative hands."

References

  1. Ray Kurzweil, The Singularity is Near. (2005) ISBN 0-670-03384-7