From: Stefan Pernar (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Nov 24 2007 - 23:03:09 MST
On Nov 25, 2007 10:53 AM, Matt Mahoney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> --- Stefan Pernar <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I wrote a paper that proves that friendliness is an emerging phenomenon
> > among interacting goal driven agents under evolutionary condition.
> > The paper is available as PDF under Practical Benevolence - a Rational
> > Philosophy of Morality
> Stephen M. Omohundro proved that the emerging phenomena is efficiency,
> preservation, resource acquisition and creativity. The difference in his
> proof is that he does not define existence as the ability to be perceived
> (section 1.7 of your paper).
> If the world is turned into gray goo, destroying all DNA based life, but
> nanobots behave benevolently toward each other, is that friendly? I
> the answer depends on whether you believe your consciousness can be
> into their swarm intelligence.
Matt, thanks for pointing out Steve's work. I am a great admirer of him and
our cross pollination was most inspiring. The paper I mentioned above was
actually reviewed by him and I acknowledge this fact in my writings. Great
-- Stefan Pernar 3-E-101 Silver Maple Garden #6 Cai Hong Road, Da Shan Zi Chao Yang District 100015 Beijing P.R. CHINA Mobil: +86 1391 009 1931 Skype: Stefan.Pernar
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