From: Tom McCabe (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Aug 22 2007 - 12:50:23 MDT
"It all might be a simulation" is a zero-knowledge
hypothesis, since you can use it to explain any
possible result. Do we refrain from eating cheesecake
while balancing a glass of chocolate milk on our
heads, because that might cause a shutdown of the
simulation? No? Then why should the UFAI refrain from
--- Norman Noman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 8/22/07, Tom McCabe <email@example.com>
> > Such an AI would easily be able to determine
> > it was RAI or RAI*, by simply checking the date.
> > checking whether an FAI had been created yet. Or
> > checking the project history, etc.
> All of these things could be perfectly faked inside
> a simulation run by an
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