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AlexMennen comments on Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) at Cambridge makes headlines. - Less Wrong Discussion

19 Post author: betterthanwell 26 November 2012 08:56PM

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Comment author: AlexMennen 27 November 2012 01:14:26AM 3 points [-]

Interesting; there is now a member of a national legislature who is publicly concerned about existential risk. I wonder if he's planning to try to use his political power to reduce x-risk. My guess: probably not. He appears to be rather a lot more interested in science than in politics, and I'm not sure to what extend the average member of the House of Lords even has political power.

Comment author: turchin 27 November 2012 12:08:26PM *  5 points [-]