Re: changing our agenda

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sat Sep 22 2001 - 17:43:45 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> Recall that not all terrorists are foreign. How much did McVeigh
> need to spend in order to knock down a tall building? Under the
> current rules, the attacker has perhaps more than a six order of
> magnitude leverage. If a Taliban robot or a McVeigh goes after
> the power grid, then our troubles are just starting. spike

Hm, I must have missed this. Is the Taliban now rumored to possess killer
robot assassins, capable of masquerading for weeks as a close friend or
coworker, but ready at any time to strike out with their deadly built-in
steel tentacles?

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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