Re: How to make a slave

From: Nick Tarleton (
Date: Sun Dec 02 2007 - 11:07:38 MST

On Dec 2, 2007 12:32 PM, John K Clark <> wrote:
> It's no straw man but yes it is insane, it's what members of this list
> are saying; the Jupiter Brain is supposed to do exactly what the humans
> tell it to regardless of how idiotic he knows such a command to be

For the jillionth time, unless a command is self-contradictory or
self-defeating, that it's idiotic is *subjective*. There's *no reason*
an AI would *have* to see human commands as idiotic.

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