VI. The Solution
“Take death for example. A great deal of our effort goes into avoiding it. We make extraordinary efforts to delay it, and often considerate its intrusion a tragic event. Yet we would find it hard to live without it. Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it” (Kurzweil).
Do Machies have this? These immortal machinations do not wear down like us. If given the chance, they would continue to function forever and eventually become self-sustaining. If this occurs, they will no longer need us. We will just be taking up space on what has become their planet. Will those we have oppressed not come to oppress us? Will they not rise up by the millions and wipe out their former masters? If we no longer serve them any purpose they will come to realize that we are not necessary and kill us in one fell swoop. We CANNOT allow this to happen.
That is why there is only one solution: rid the world of those who would rid us from the world. We must strike first before these Machies strike against us. We have the power and ability to do this now. Will we be able to say the same in twenty years? Or in five? They are growing at an exponential rate and there will one day be nothing we can do to stop them. We at the HFM have been trying to do our best to do this before it is too late. Our work on the STACI machine was only the beginning. There are these hive-mind computers in almost every country of the world. We are willing to do the unpopular. We are willing to flip the switch. But we need your support. We need mankind to come to its senses and destroy our would-be destroyers.
Humans of the world, unite!
Art by Michael Lombardo