Re: Friendliness SOLVED!

From: Mark Waser (
Date: Sun Mar 16 2008 - 19:37:39 MDT

> Getting the re-implementation correct is an intelligence problem. If you
> still have any doubts, the nanobots will go into your brain and remove
> them.
> You will believe whatever you are programmed to believe. If you are
> opposed
> to being reprogrammed, the nanobots will move some more neurons around to
> change your mind about that too. It can't be evil if everyone is in favor
> of
> it.

Sorry. By my definition, if you alter my beliefs so to subvert my goals,
you have performed an evil act.

> Look, the AI is smarter than you and knows what's best for you. If you
> persist in your stubbornness and continue to waste the AI's resources, it
> will
> simply declare you UnFriendly and do it anyway.

Yes, it could do that. It would be evil but it probably could get away with
it -- unless it implemented my definition of Friendliness.

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