Re: A very surreal day

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed Aug 01 2007 - 16:27:39 MDT

Dagon Gmail wrote:
> Which leads me to one conclusion worth mentioning here: people like
> Elizer, people who make the same bold techno-erotic statements and
> have the same eloquent charisma and credibility, will, at some satured
> point in the future, receive a visit from men in dark suits, bearing
> suitcases with money, blonde pleasure-slaves and other assorted
> temptations to lure them to all kinds of black ops think tanks.
> They will try and buy the elizers of transhumanism when they start
> believing. Once the first stray transhumanist with fiery eyes gets
> his first visit by a present day mefistopheles, we can make a sure
> assumption skynet's evil twin-brother is less than 5 years away.

You can't buy Eliezers. We're not stupid.

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

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