RE: Positive Transcension 2

From: Mikko Särelä (
Date: Fri Feb 20 2004 - 13:13:51 MST

Just adding to the list...

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Ben Goertzel wrote:
> > > I think you made a lot of wrong points in your response to my essay
> >
> > OK what are they? I'm never going to learn anything if you deny me
> > detailed feedback. I'm doubly keen to know where I'm wrong because I
> > put a lot of effort into trying not to be wrong! :)
> >
> > Cheers, Philip
> Ah... no time for another detailed response today, but my main complaint is
> that

> 1) you don't seem to see the dire risk to humanity from non-AGI
> technologies.
> 2) you seem to vastly overestimate the reasonableness of the average human

3) you forget the possibility of someone else unleashing a non-FAI
during the time it takes for you to get a global vote on whether to set
your FAI running.

Mikko Särelä
	Emperor Bonaparte: "Where does God fit into your system?"
	Pièrre Simon Laplace: "Sire, I have no need for that hypothesis."

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