Re: Compassion vs Respect; Exponential discounting of utility (was Re: Building a friendly AI from a "just do what I tell you" AI)

From: Mike Dougherty (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2007 - 19:28:17 MST

On Dec 11, 2007 11:20 AM, Joshua Fox <> wrote:
> I thought that bias was any of a variety of repeated tendencies away from whatever decision would be the most rational, i.e., most likely to achieve one's goals. Thus, if one of your goals is a comfortable lifestyle and being employed helps with that, then staying employed does not consitute a bias. But please correct me if I am wrong.

Ok, I checked with wikipedia for bias. Now I'm even less sure.
Communication via English is a subtle art, you can get a general idea
of the whole picture but don't look too closely at any of the fine

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