RE: A position

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Tue May 22 2001 - 05:14:41 MDT

Eli wrote:
> > Fortunately, she contains
> > sufficient base material that a surface belief in rationality
> and altruism
> > will allow her to converge to near-perfect rationality and altruism with
> > increasing intelligence.
> It *will* ?? What planet do you live on??

To be less flip: I see no evidence that any human being has converged to
near-perfect rationality and altruism, ever. Not even you, Eliezer ;-p

Perhaps this can happen when intelligence increases far beyond the human
level. Hard to say, in my view, although I know you feel confident...


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