Dating notes from my future self
Perhaps at that point you could be satisfied – you’re sensible and not one of those greedy people who needs a yacht.
But that still leaves a long, long climb to full life satisfaction.
Through ongoing advances in artificial intelligence a vast, post-human mind could come into being that would attach no importance to human survival or the values that make our lives worth living.
In Harari spells out what this shift to a post-human future means. This is not what most people will do in the 21st century.
Since I hit my consumption ceiling a little earlier than a proper rich person, I have been thinking about option (b) above for a number of years now.
And if you care about trying to be logical when dealing with surplus money, your research will very quickly lead you to the Effective Altruism movement, and indeed I wrote about it as far back as 2012 with a review of Peter Singer’s The Life You Can Save.
And it always starts with the same feelings of confusion, hesitation and attraction.
“Neural networks will be replaced by intelligent software, which could surf both virtual and non-virtual worlds, free from the limitations of organic chemistry.” Once the human mind has been separated from its biological base, “human history will come to an end and a completely new process will begin”.
Click here to read the experience of having an affair with a married man from the beginning.
Of all the relationships you can get into as a girl, dating a married man is one of the worst kinds.
Hell, I even have a brand new electric car just to see what the buzz is about.
The tab for this lifestyle – a little over ,000 per year – is not quite at Gulfstream elevation but it still puts my family in the top 2% of the Global Rich List.