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

From: John K Clark (
Date: Wed Dec 02 2009 - 10:49:18 MST

On Tue, 1 Dec 2009 "Thomas Buckner" <> said:

> A mechanism should be inbuilt, preferably hardwired, which forces
> the AGI to tell the truth to all human queries, and volunteer
> information ve deems relevant rather than deceive by silence.
> It is proposed that the AGI should be constitutionally incapable
> of misleading humans even if ver intelligence far exceeds our own.

A good thought experiment can start out with a far out premise, but
there are limits. Suppose 2+2=5 and then...

 John K Clark

  John K Clark
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