Re: effing the ineffable

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Thu Jul 12 2001 - 23:05:00 MDT

Go read the new paper he has in the Working-Papers area (midway down
left side of page) of his site and get
back to me... I guess you have no problem with his conclusions since
you are pretty much against running people-sims without their permission,
and assume posthuman society will be too.

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Brian Atkins wrote:
> >
> > You might want to ask Nick Bostrom about that... he seems to find
> > evidence supporting the life-in-sim conclusion. If you found out you
> > were living in a sim, would that bother you?
> I think Nick Bostrom sees arguments supporting a stronger Bayesian prior
> probability that we are living in a simulation. Nobody's found any actual
> flaws in the Matrix yet.
> -- -- -- -- --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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