Re: Adaptation brings unFriendliness

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Nov 13 2006 - 13:33:43 MST

Joshua Fox wrote:
> Here's a question I have been wondering about. I'm sure that it has been
> addressed somewhere. If someone can point me to a URL, I'd appreciate it.
> If multiple near-AGIs emerge, then basic Darwinian arguments show that
> the one that reproduces itself the best will have the most copies; and
> mutations favoring survival will spread.

See the thread "Darwinian dynamics unlikely to apply to
superintelligence" in January 2004:

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

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