From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 15 2006 - 11:54:38 MDT
Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> Thank you very much, Bill.
> You've conclusively proven that your thinking is sloppy, and that
> you don't care that your thinking is sloppy (since you are willing
> to make absolute claims about things you admit you don't
> I thank you, as this saves me from having to read you any more. I
> try to give AI people the benefit of the doubt that they might be on
> to something for as long as I can; having someone remove themselves
> from the pool saves me a bunch of trouble.
You're being much too harsh here, especially within discussions that are
making a deliberate effort to avoid ad hominem. Please don't be the
*first* one to lower the level of conversation - it's like being the
first defector in the Prisoner's Dilemma.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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