Re: ESSAY: Would a Strong AI reject the Simulation Argument?

From: rolf nelson (
Date: Mon Aug 27 2007 - 16:56:50 MDT

> > Scenario 5: if the UFAI believes in Nonlocal Causality, it may create
> > a vast number of identical simulated copies of itself to increase the
> > chance that it exists in the BAD world rather than in the GOOD world.
> > This intuitively sounds like a stupid thing to do, and no human would
> > ever do such a thing; but, without a Local Causality axiom, I wouldn't
> > rule out this scenario.
> This doesn't work, because RAI* creates as many copies as RAI does.

RAI* doesn't have the resources to create the same # of copies as RAI.

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