RE: Ethical basics

From: Jerry Mitchell (
Date: Thu Jan 24 2002 - 21:33:34 MST

> I don't think there are any Singularity-related ethical
> issues that are
> inappropriate for SL4 - but surprisingly, some people seem to
> disagree! I
> would rate the ethics of the Singularity as one of the major,
> recurring,
> and entirely appropriate issues for SL4. But if the rest of the list
> thinks this is my private passion and not something they're
> interested in,
> the moderator can but obey... I'd probably want to hear from others
> besides Ben and Gordon, though.
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

I don't see how one could separate "singularity-related ethics" from normal
ethics but I'm open. Somehow I think we would end back up at Plato and
Aristotle. All ideas are connected after all.

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