From: Ben Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 12:02:42 MDT
Say the Power has a value system in which life and intelligence are
In this case, we are alive, and (from its perspective) slightly intelligent,
therefore we will have some value to it, but not a hell of a lot.
This is pragmatically the same as "general indifference coupled with mild
affection", modulo varying interpretations of the emotional overtones of the
-- Ben G
> > What if its attitude toward us is "general indifference coupled
> with mild
> > affection"? Sort of like my own current attitude toward ants, say?
> How on *Earth* would a Power wind up with this attitude? I
> understand how a
> human winds up with this attitude with respect to ants, but how
> on *Earth*
> would it happen to a Power?
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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