"phil osborn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >From: email@example.com (Julian Assange)>Subject: sex idiocy
> >Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 08:55:38 +1100 (EST)
> > a) up until recently, sex has never been `for fun'.
> > b) any AI's wasting cycles on `for fun', will be replaced
> > by those better able to manage their resources.
> >It's possible, indeed likely, that some form of strategic code-swapping
> >will evolve (or be built-into) AI's. Those able to do it sucessfully
> >will survive. If this forms a vital part of relative AI power, it will
> >be every bit as daunting and enjoyable to AI's as sex is to humans.
> Not for FUN????? Geez! Have you guys never watched or read anything from
> Experimental Psych? Do you think that the lower animals - or even most
> humans throughout history - thought that sex was about procreation or
> preserving their genes?
You are straw-manning. Read again what I said. There are more
intentionalities than conscious ones.
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