You’re so relieved at being alive that you decide on living life to the best of your abilities in order to make a real difference in the world.
You attend the Harvard Business School and establish the necessary connections to finally put to market that water-powered engine that ends up solving many of the world’s problems and conflicts. The wealth and notoriety gained from this leads to your partnership with PayPal co-founder, now venture capitalist Peter Thiel in turning the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence into an overwhelming success that fosters AI that passes the Turing Test in 2023 and AI that reaches the totality of human mental capabilities by the end of the 2020s.
Still, however much progress and prosperity you directly link yourself to, you feel a yanking at your inner being to do more, or perhaps do less, you can’t tell which.
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