Re: Fwd: [ai-philosophy] Robotic evolution and ethics

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Jun 12 2006 - 19:03:56 MDT

Jeff Medina wrote:
> "Obsolete" in the original post was underspecified, and needs to be
> disambiguated before any even potentially worthwhile discussion on the
> question could follow. The term requires a context, a metric of
> progress against which the subject is being evaluated, and that
> context was not provided.

I can't think of any sensible meaning of the word "obsolete" that would
make me want to kill someone, or lead me to look kindly upon an AI that did.

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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