In the best possible future, there will be|
no war, no famine, no crime,
no fear, no limits, no shame...
...and nothing to do.
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Lawrence had ordained that Prime Intellect could not, through
inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. But he had
not realized how much harm his super-intelligent creation
could perceive, or what kind of action might be necessary to
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Caroline has been pulled from her deathbed into a brave new
immortal Paradise where she can have anything she wants, except
the sense that her life has meaning.
Now these two souls are headed for a confrontation which will
force them to weigh matters of life and death before a machine
that can remake -- or destroy -- the entire Universe.
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