Re: Arbitrarily decide who benefits (was Re: Bounded population)

From: Nick Tarleton (
Date: Thu Apr 17 2008 - 16:07:22 MDT

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Tim Freeman <> wrote:
> >"What should we want the AI to do?"
> No, I didn't ask that and am not interested in that. We want what we
> want. So far as I can tell, talk about what we should want just leads
> to hypocrisy. People say they should want things that sound nice but
> are entirely unconnected with what they do want, and there's no way to
> form a connection, so it's just hot air.

We can still ask what we want to want - how we would revise some of
our desires in light of our other desires.

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