Re: SIAI's flawed friendliness analysis

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Fri May 30 2003 - 15:06:49 MDT

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 03:54:12PM -0600, Barkley Vowk wrote:
> I think they have a word for what your condition, If I'm not
> mistaken it is "paranoia". Some people worry about actual things
> coming to get them, you've created a little dream world where
> future bad things are coming to get you, you have a gifted
> imagination.

Recent studies have shown that depressed people have a much better
ability to accurately predict future outcomes (i.e., "pessimism" is
much more accurate in practice than any other state).


Me:  ***   I'm a *male* Robin.
"but I'm not stupid and people are not stupid who think samely with me"
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