Re: FAQ Additions (Posthuman mind control)

Nick Bostrom (
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 20:34:53 +0000

den Otter wrote:

> Better yet:
> In the first case, we should make sure that such entities are *us*.

Yes, that would be nice. Especially if we could make sure that all of us (who wanted) could be an SI. It is less pleasant to imagine that just one or two persons in the world get to be in the first generation of SIs. Could we trust them?

Nick Bostrom Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method London School of Economics