Re: Conscious of the parts

From: Tennessee Leeuwenburg (
Date: Tue Aug 29 2006 - 00:48:50 MDT

John K Clark wrote:
> "Tennessee Leeuwenburg" <>
>> Might not a very powerful AI entity be built from such components,
>> yet have no consciousness of those components?
> How did you determine that your fellow human beings are not just
> brilliant AI systems with no more consciousness than a rock?
>> might not a very powerful AI entity prevent the Singularity from
>> occurring?
> A very powerful AI is the very definition of the Singularity.
Not on my understanding of it. The Singularity implies a continual
improvement. A very powerful AI might choose not to continually improve
itself. A very powerful AI might not be beyond our understanding.


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