Re: Steven Pinker testifies before Leon Kass

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sat Mar 15 2003 - 06:35:10 MST

Reason wrote:
> My impression was that they didn't savage him because he convincingly (and
> early) made the argument that everything they're worrying about is very
> complex to engineer; it won't be happening on their watch, ergo not their
> problem.

He's correct. Genetic engineering making significant changes to human
nature will not happen on Leon Kass's watch, for the reasons Steven Pinker

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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