Re: Ethical basics

From: Randall Randall (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2002 - 19:17:01 MST

On Wednesday 23 January 2002 22:14, Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote:

> Sorry, not mine. I make this statement fully understanding the size of
> the claim. But if you believe you can provide a counterexample - any
> case in, say, the last year, where I acted from a non-altruistic
> motivation - then please demonstrate it.

Later, on the extropians list, Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote:

> Personally, I just happen to own a copy of "Queen of Angels" with Greg
> Bear's autograph on the page with the AI's awakening. Gee, I wonder how
> that happened... say... wasn't Greg Bear at Extro 5?

Could there have been some altruistic motivation for taking up your time and
Greg's time autographing this? :)

Randall Randall <>
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