Re: "Hostile" transhumans (Re: Magic means large search spaces)

From: Peter de Blanc (
Date: Fri Jul 22 2005 - 10:44:41 MDT

On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 08:58 -0700, Phil Goetz wrote:
> Yes, I know that's what your saying. You have
> uncharacteristically missed the entire point
> of my message. The point is: Is there any significant
> hope that, if I transcend, and you don't, you won't want
> to kill me? You're trying to qualify your statement
> with the word "hostile", and I don't think you can.
> I think what you're saying entails the statement that
> humans should kill all transhumans.

I think you're the one who's missing the point, which is that as humans,
we need to create a transhuman which is *actively* benevolent
(Friendly). This actively benevolent transhuman will then be able to
figure out how to deal with transhumans which are not actively

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