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

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 20:11:28 MST

John Marlow wrote:
> I suggest to you that the entire effort to create and
> empower a nanny AI can end ONLY in disaster. The thing
> will have no allegiance to us, no dependence on
> us--will no more "relate" to us than we do to insects
> or, perhaps more appropriately, to the descendants of
> those more primitive life-forms from which many
> believe we have evolved.

Q: When the super AIs start taking over the world, how can you win?

A: Become one of the super AIs.

Ok, so you'll have to still keep working on saving the world, providing
for you and your kin, and generally making things go 'round. If you
ever stop, you're superfluous to those who haven't, whatever form they
may take. This is true with or without AIs, no?

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