From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 03:36:37 MST
Jacques Du Pasquier wrote:
> When you go through generations of man-made selection based on the
> quantity of meat you produce and how good it tastes, you obviously
> drift into nonsense in other, more fundamental features. [snip]
> I find it disturbing to feel that there is someone all the same
> looking at me behind these big eyes, that has partly lost its sense of
> individuality, but still sort of feels and sort of dimly remembers
> what it once was to be a cow (see the way they stop eating, look at
> you, and seem to try to "compute" ?).
That's Fred. Fred has been lost in the cows since 1967.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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