From: Robin Lee Powell (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 03 2003 - 14:42:04 MDT
On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 01:24:41PM -0700, Martin Striz wrote:
> The replicators (primitive ribonucleic acids) started out without
> a goal system: they were simply settling into the their most
> stable free energy state, based on the laws of physics and
> chemistry. Yet, from this system, goal- and meaning-creating
> intelligence arose. Perhaps an AI with the simplest directives or
> starting rules could produce some rather elaborate and magnificent
Or, perhaps, it could kill us all.
I'm not willing to take the chance, myself. The possible
intelligence gap makes it too great a risk.
-- Me: http://www.digitalkingdom.org/~rlpowell/ *** I'm a *male* Robin. "but I'm not stupid and people are not stupid who think samely with me" -- from an actual, real, non-spam mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.lojban.org/ *** .i cimo'o prali .ui
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