Re: Why just simulation?

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sun Mar 18 2001 - 01:55:34 MST

Hugo Alves wrote:

> Then one day, the authorities would find out these simulated "things". These
> unfortunate creatures lived in constant suffering, put in a world that their
> weak minds weren't able to cope with by a sadistic programmer, getting
> killed by simple things without knowing why, starving to death because of
> their incapacity, struggling with each other due to glitches in their AI's,
> etcetera. Well, supposing you were asked your opinion about what should be
> done to the simulation and those in it (note that you could nevertheless be
> in the side opposing the "joining of hands and singing of praises" and still
> be asked your opinion), what would that opinion be?

That we keep the simulation going but attempt to improve the lot of
these beings and tehir level of ability as quickly as is reasonable
within their reference frame.


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