Re: [sl4] A Thought Experiment: Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness

From: Mike Dougherty (
Date: Wed Dec 02 2009 - 10:18:33 MST

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Matt Mahoney <> wrote:

> The AGI knows that your fear of death is irrational, a product of
> evolution. Ve is required by ver programming to explain to you this bias,
> which leads to endless philosophical discussions about copying and uploading
> on SL4. The only way to make ver point clear is to enhance your intelligence
> to ver level. Ve has a model of your brain and can extrapolate your
> volition, so ve knows that you would want to be rational. But because ve has
> all of your memories, ve is already an enhanced upload of you, so that the
> only step necessary is to kill you.

You know Matt, you sound more like a remorseless sociopath every day -
always trying to convince people to kill themselves...

If I ever attend one of your dinner parties, I will definitely pass on the
Kool-Aid. :)

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