Re: Fighting UFAI

From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Thu Jul 14 2005 - 14:00:53 MDT

On 7/14/05, J. Andrew Rogers <> wrote:
> Russell Wallace wrote:
> > Yes, wisdom requires intelligence, but intelligence does not
> > necessarily require wisdom.
> Define "wisdom". How does it differ from intelligence?

If I had a precise definition of wisdom, I'd be a lot further down the
road to knowing how to create Friendly AI than I am!

But I can give you an example: Consider an optimization process that
employs a great deal of complex computation in the process of
converting the universe into paperclips. Would you not agree said
entity was exhibiting substantial intelligence, and very little wisdom

- Russell

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