Re: SIAI's flawed friendliness analysis

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 12:55:31 MDT

Samantha Atkins wrote:
> Uh huh. You mean the same government that bombs countries on
> supposition of WMD and that reserves the right to attack any country
> or group it considers a possible threat preemptively? Why do I feel
> like "government safe AI" is an oxymoron?

Given the thread topic, it is not my intention to rule out discussion of
the pragmatic problem-solving ability of elected officials confronted with
transhuman technologies. However, SL4 avoids discussion of polarized
contemporary political issues. Please do not invoke them.

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

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