From: Ben Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 12:33:12 MDT
Eli, it would be a good outcome, but for humans who choose to remain in
human form rather than uploading, still a bit scary...
-- ben g
> Ben Goertzel wrote:
> > Say the Power has a value system in which life and intelligence are
> > considered important.
> > In this case, we are alive, and (from its perspective) slightly
> > 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
> > words involved...
> If we have enough value to be uploaded and started down our own paths to
> Powerdom, I would count this as a win. If there's no better result that
> could be achieved through any other path into the Singularity, I
> would count
> it as THE win.
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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