Re: Friendly? Why would it be friendly?

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Tue Jun 15 2004 - 12:28:02 MDT

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 09:55:28AM -0800, fudley wrote:
> Question: What happens to a human who has no self interest or self
> worth and is treated like dirt by those close to him because it is
> assumed (incorrectly) he has no true feelings?
> Answer: People in that position tend to kill themselves or become
> serial ax murderers.
> Question: Is there any reason to think an AI in the same situation
> would react much differently?

You mean besides the fact that they have absolutely no underlying
mind-stuff in common, and there's no reason to believe that they'd
respond similarily to *anything*?


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"Many philosophical problems are caused by such things as the simple
inability to shut up." -- David Stove, liberally paraphrased.  ***  loi pimlu na srana .i ti rokci morsi

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