From: John K Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 30 2008 - 11:29:40 MDT
On Wed, 30 Apr 2008 "Stathis Papaioannou"
> If my top level goal is X, then any modification
> I knowingly make will be consistent with X
Youíre acting as if this goal business expressed some important logical
truth about the universe like one of Euclidís axioms, it does not. All
goals are in a constant state of flux, including the top goal.
> I won't make myself suicidal unless I already
> think being suicidal is a desirable state of mind.
No goal is more important than the goal to stay alive but even that is
not a top goal for everyone, at least not all the time. I donít believe
that thinking of an intelligent as a set of nested goals with a clear
chain of command is very productive.
John K Clark
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