Still defaulting to Bostrom as a foot-tapping exercise. Another crucial insight (p.63-4):
Slow [superintelligence] takeoff scenarios offer excellent opportunities for human political processes to adapt and respond. Different approaches can be tried and tested in sequence. New experts can be trained and credentialed. Grassroots campaigns can be mobilized by groups that feel they are being disadvantaged by unfolding developments. … Fast takeoff scenarios offer scant opportunity for humans to deliberate. Nobody need notice anything unusual before the game is already lost.
Anthropol has to be anti-accelerationist implicitly. Nothing else is compatible with a human security agenda.
(As Sunzi understood — speed is the essence of war.)