AI may be incapable on boith counts.
We don't know, but seems likely.
On 30 Apr 2001, at 23:15, Samantha Atkins wrote:
> John Marlow wrote:
> > #
> > On 30 Apr 2001, at 11:57, Mitchell, Jerry (3337) wrote:
> > ...
> > I personally think that morality is based on reason and logic, so
> > > if "we" can start deriving the science of morality, an AI certainly should
> > > come to the conclusion that killing intelligent beings should be avoided if
> > > possible. Besides, what's the point of being an omnipotent,
> > > super-intelligence discovering the secrets of the universe if there's noone
> > > to share it with?
> > #Morality and respect for life are human values. An AI is not human.
> > Companionship is a human emotional desire. Ais are not human.
> Huh? Morality and respect for life are values. Anything capable of
> valuing and of
> valuing life/existence is capable of holding those values. Anything
> of appreciation of otherness, difference and samenewss is capable of
> companionship. There is no reason an AI would not experience/have
> any of these things.
> - samantha
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