RE: New Novamente team members sought...

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Fri Mar 01 2002 - 10:25:46 MST

> Ben, if you want to rephrase it, it's fine. Obviously I have no authority
> whatsoever to put the oath in canonical form. But I'd like to see some
> evidence that you're taking this seriously. If you like, I'm not
> asking as
> Eliezer Yudkowsky, Singularity specialist; I'm just asking as an ordinary
> human being, one of many. It is possible that your future
> actions may kill
> me or worse. I'm asking for a promise from you that you'll do
> your best to
> avoid that.

Eli, although I like to joke around a lot, I do take the potential
consequences of my work very seriously.

I will certainly do my best to avoid killing (or doing worse to) you or
anyone else!

I find that I have no hard evidence to offer you in support of this
assertion, however... you'll just have to trust me ;>

ben g

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