Re: SIAI's flawed friendliness analysis

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Thu Jun 05 2003 - 02:16:16 MDT

On Monday 02 June 2003 11:55 am, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> 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.

I am not "invoking them". I am using them as simple examples of why
I do not believe that government can safely regulate or run AI
projects. There is a world of difference.

- s

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