January 10, 2012
I grew out of the need for religion when I was 16. I have gone through a period of rabid atheism as an ardent supporter of Madeline Murray. I think that now I would simply describe myself as a no-theist.
Oh, about 50 years....
Through the meet-up group on secular humanism
Either would be fine.
We are in the process of creating God. Very soon there will be an event called the Singularity when an intelligence will emerge from our computational environment. This intelligence will have the capability of recursive self-improvement. In a very short period it will have all of the capabilities that are attributed to God. I am pretty sure that it will be indifferent to our existence. Therefore it would be pointless to try and phrase a question for it.
I am a resident of Star. We moved here about two years ago from Moscow. I am a professor emeritus of computer science at the University of Idaho. I also have a real passion for driving horses.