From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Aug 21 2005 - 20:54:21 MDT
Russell Wallace wrote:
> On 8/22/05, Tennessee Leeuwenburg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>Maybe I am mis-understanding something about the nature of the scenario.
> I don't know what actually went on of course, but I'm going to guess
> what happened was that none of the three Gatekeepers had ever been on
> the receiving end of "reality distortion field" level charisma before;
> it's not something you come across often, and I can testify from
> experience, it can leave you going the next day "why the hell did I do
Oh, don't I just wish. If I had that kind of charisma, even toned down to
obey rationalist ethics, SIAI would be a lot larger by now.
Also, by all accounts I've heard, reality distortion fields don't work over IRC.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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