> > Eliezer: > I wouldn't trust den Otter on this one, Spike.
> > D.den Otter wrote: Of course not. Trust no-one, Spike, and certainly not
> > Eliezer,
> > who values the Singularity more than your, mine or anyone else's...
> The only people I *do* trust in this life are those who act
> in their own *ultimate* best interest, and admit that they do so.
Yep, good guys wear grey. No good or evil, but boundless adaptation.
> It is logical to work towards a singularity, on the belief that
> such a course is ultimately in ones own best interest. Right?
Exactly. Honesty about our goals is a good basis for fruitful cooperation, even if we disagree on some points.