Re: Darwinian dynamics unlikely to apply to superintelligence

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Sun Jan 04 2004 - 20:26:14 MST

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 07:24:21PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <> writes:
> > THEN you have a noticeable amount of selection pressure
> Before we continue, might I ask you why you have such an
> astounding vitriolic reaction to the idea that evolution might
> continue?

Well, for one thing, you're using completely different meanings of
the word 'evolution'. Eliezer means evolution as a blind,
non-directed series of changes over many generations, you apparently
mean *any* iterative change process.


Me:  ***   I'm a *male* Robin.
"Constant neocortex override is the only thing that stops us all
from running out and eating all the cookies."  -- Eliezer Yudkowsky             ***              .i cimo'o prali .ui

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