Re: Paradox--was Re: Active shields, was Re: Criticism depth, was Re: Homework, Nuke, etc..

Date: Thu Jan 11 2001 - 22:08:22 MST

In a message dated 1/11/01 8:47:21 PM, writes:

>Marlow's Paradox:
>“We cannot entrust our fate to machines without
>emotions, for they have no compassion; we cannot
>entrust our fate to machines with emotions, for they
>are unpredictable.”
>Basically, we can't trust machines.

And what's different about people? We have checks
and balances in goverment, contracts and arbiters in
business, credit checks and gossip in personal life, all
for good reason.

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