Re: stability of goals

Max M (
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 09:25:45 +0200

From: Xiaoguang Li <>

> if the most stable system of goals is the most rational by Occam's
> Razor, then might not death be a candidate

Certainly it might be so. But as in all natural selection, those AI's that has that meme/goal will soon get exctinct, and the others will live on.

Therefore it will not be a very long lasting meme in the memepool. The individual AI might die, but the "system/ecosphere" of AI's will not be affected much.

(You might want to read "The Selfish Gene" by Richard Dawkins, which should send your mind in the right direction)

Max M Rasmussen, New Media Director Denmark

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