From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 29 2003 - 19:31:26 MDT
Ben Goertzel wrote:
> Volition is a component of "deep, real human happiness" but I don't think
> it's the only component.
> One could construct extreme cases of human minds that were strongly
> self-determined yet were morally and aesthetically repugnant to all of us...
That's not the question, though; the question is whether we, or a Friendly
AI, should interfere with such a mind.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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