Re: More silly but friendly ideas

From: John K Clark (
Date: Sat Jun 07 2008 - 10:21:23 MDT

On Sat, 7 Jun 2008 "Stathis Papaioannou"
<> said:

> Suppose the AI is born with the idea that
> its own survival is most important.

There is no need to suppose, every human being was born with survival
being the top goal, and yet every day thousands of people change their
minds about that.

> What new information could possibly lead it
> to change its mind about this?

Knowledge that pain, physical or mental, could exist at a greater
intensity than previously thought possible.

> If one of my goals was to ensure that
> my goals could never change

Then your goal will never be achieved.

> then I would be irrational

So be it.

  John K Clark

  John K Clark
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