Mike Lorrey wrote:
> Michael Wiik wrote:
> > Come to think of it, why not just kill all the stupids? Take your
> > lefties, greens, socialists, communists, luddites, anti-globalists,
> > people who worry about GM foods and put em all in vast camps till they
> > can be disposed of. I mean, they can't be educated, they are, by
> > definition, opposed to noble extropian goals of long life, freedom and
> > opportunity for everyone, so I say let's line em up and shoot 'em.
> Nah, just upload them. Kill them (cure them) with kindness, by giving
> them the circuitry of logic and objectivity that were never trained into
> their minds in childhood.
For those of you who have just tuned in, I remind any newcomers to our
little audience that the Singularity Institute's current model of
Friendliness says "No" to the above scenario. Volitional modifications
only, please. Mike Lorrey may be planning to forcibly reprogram the
Luddites post-Singularity but we aren't planning to let him get away with
it. We now return you to your normal programming...
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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