Re: Universal ethics

From: Marc Geddes (
Date: Wed Oct 27 2004 - 01:31:05 MDT

 --- Ben Goertzel <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Inspired by Marc Geddes' earlier remarks on
> Universal Morality, and earlier
> discussions on this list, I took an hour and a half
> while sitting on a
> flight to LA for a business trip this morning and
> wrote a little essay on
> "universal ethics" from my perspective. Friendly AI
> gets a brief mention
> near the end, but most of it is pure philosophy
> (ethics, metaphysics and
> evolutionary theory):
> -- Ben G

Excellent. Now you are beginning to think in terms of
the interaction of a Universal ethic with a 'Personal'
ethic (specific cultural human rules etc).

Keep my fundamental equation of reality in mind:

Univeral Morality x Personal Morality = Mind


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