Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: James Higgins (
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 12:02:17 MDT

At 10:18 AM 7/4/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>On Thu, 04 July 2002, James Higgins wrote:
>I don't. I assume, it would be super rational, only. Otherwise, it's a
>failed Singularity. Not a friendly, at least.
>I see the total unpredictability of a Singularity as a myth.
>It's not (only) the question of the resources - it's of the morality. Some
>Powers wouldn't permit AIDS in Africa, if they were not morally defected.
>I can't know for sure, of course, but any "ZOO" - is highly unlikely to me.

So, you think a SI would be both "morally defected" and failed / not
friendly if it allowed individuals the choice to live and die in this
manner? Personally I think it would be much more deplorable, morally
defected and unfriendly if it insisted that all intelligent life in the
universe must subscribe to its morals.

James Higgins

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