From: John K Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun May 04 2008 - 10:58:11 MDT
On Sun, 04 May 2008 "Mikko Rauhala"
> the programming details of the goal structure
> could of course be subject to change and
> improvement in a rational agent
> but only if the system still embodied
> the same top-level goals.
No. As Iíve said before no agent that is even semi intelligent has ever
been observed to operate that way; and there is no reason to think all
actions of a mind could be derived from a finite set of goals.
> The main point seems to be your assertion
> that to qualify as intelligent an agent needs
> to be willing and able to act irrationally
I can find nothing irrational in a mind adapting to new information and
> Anyway, this line of discussion has
> clearly outlived its usefulness.
Translation: I have lost this argument.
John K Clark
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