Re: the practical implications of arrogance

From: Marc Geddes (
Date: Thu Jun 03 2004 - 00:27:57 MDT

 --- Eliezer Yudkowsky <> wrote: >
> The world must be saved, and it is a technical
> problem that requires mad
> scientists. Not a mystical problem that requires a
> guru. Just a
> particularly severe mundane problem, that ordinary
> mundane reality happened
> to throw at us. Altruism toward humans in general
> is all that is required.
> I don't have to be perfect sweetness and light.
> (Perfectly following the
> Way of Bayes is still a job requirement.)
> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for
> Artificial Intelligence

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