Re: Paradox--was Re: Active shields,..

From: John Clark (
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 09:03:19 MST

John Marlow <> Wrote:

>Handing all of the major hardware to a single, INHUMAN
>party is insanity.

It's unlikely anyone will do so, however when a super intelligent machine
is ready to take over it will not need to ask anybody's permission, it will
just do so, nobody could stop it. it might be nice to us, it might not.

>Anything purely logical would

be impossible.

>Anything emotional is itself unpredictable and dangerous.

Well certainly. But I don't remember anyone guaranteeing that the singularity
would be fun.

>Marlow's Paradox

Perhaps I'm missing something but, where is the paradox?

             John K Clark

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