Re: The Power of Intelligence

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2007 - 22:05:51 MDT

Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 07:54 PM 7/10/2007 -0700, Eli wrote:
> "If you saw a movie of a nuclear explosion going off, and you were told
> an Earthly life form had done it, you would never in your wildest dreams
> imagine that the Soft Pink Things could be responsible. After all, Soft
> Pink Things aren't radioactive."
> Not until after the nuclear explosion, anyway. But those were the Soft
> Yellowish Things, I guess. And in Australia and the Pacific, the Soft
> Black or Brownish Things.
> Not your point, I know. But a point.

That's what I get for thinking in cliches. Fixed.

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

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