Re: Sentience [Was FAI: Collective Volition]

From: fudley (fuddley@fastmail.fm)
Date: Fri Jun 04 2004 - 10:37:20 MDT


On Thu, 3 Jun 2004 "Randall Randall" <randall@randallsquared.com> said:

>Using the term "optimization process"
>doesn't predispose one's reader to imagine himself as the
>intelligence, or otherwise anthropomorphize it.

Whatís wrong with that? Anthropomorphizing is a useful tool, in fact
itís just about the only tool we have to figure out what another
intelligent entity is likely to do next.

John K Clark

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