Re: [SL4] brainstorm: a new vision for uploading

From: Philip Sutton (
Date: Tue Aug 12 2003 - 18:58:02 MDT

Hi Mitchell,

> There is also the argument that superintelligence in some form is the
> only thing which can stop the parallel race towards superweapons
> (especially "grey goo") from ending in total destruction. If the
> competitors agreed that a "Friendly" intelligence was the only rational
> goal, that would blunt the struggle somewhat. It would become a
> competition of methods rather than a power struggle.

Without strong friendliness (in the aikido sense) then at least some of
the super intelligence will be harnessed to making hyper
"superweapons (especially "grey goo")".

Cheers, Philip

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