Re: Fwd: We Can Understand Anything, But are Just a Bit Slow

From: Philip Goetz (
Date: Wed Apr 05 2006 - 12:56:46 MDT

On 4/5/06, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <> wrote:
> Philip Goetz wrote:

> > The best empirical guide we have for this question is to ask how well
> > humans of different levels of intelligence and education relate to
> > each other.
> Now you're confusing g-factor with species differences of intelligence.

Let me rephrase: The perceived difference between humans of low
intelligence and education, and humans of high intelligence and
education, can be used as a lower bound on the difference between
humans, and these hypothetical superintelligent species.

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