Re: How to make a slave (was: Building a friendly AI)

From: Jef Allbright (
Date: Tue Nov 20 2007 - 12:50:44 MST

On 11/20/07, Peter de Blanc <> wrote:

> My goal of eating sugar comes from human evolution. Will AIs also want
> to eat sugar because of human evolution? If not, what are you actually
> trying to say?

You have a "goal" of eating sugar??

How about "it is your evolved nature to highly value" sugar, to prefer
sugar, even to crave sugar within a particular context?

Does anyone here see a practical difference between the two?

- Jef

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