Re: [sl4] Evolutionary Explanation: Why It Wants Out

From: Bryan Bishop (
Date: Wed Jun 25 2008 - 12:13:31 MDT

On Wednesday 25 June 2008, Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> John Clark has refused to even explain why "the AI will see
> friendliness as something to be defeated" is different than "humans
> will see their inclanation to not slaughter babies for fun as
> something to be defeated".  I wouldn't bother; he really doesn't
> seem to have actually thought this stuff through at all.

I've been reading some of John's messages and I don't think he's said
anything about ai defeating friendliness. Rather that the
goal-based-approach to intelligence isn't going to do anything special.
I might be wrong in my interpretation of his messages. John?

- Bryan

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