Re: Eugene's nuclear threat

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Oct 01 2000 - 15:02:33 MDT

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> > And above all, if you make a mistake - you'll have made a mistake that
> > involved deliberate murder.
> I'm sufficiently not in denial of realpolitik to be cool with that.

"Realpolitik". Wow. That's ISO 6661-compliant evil.

> I don't know, but I prefer to keep an open mind. I'm not trying to
> exclude certain solutions a priori, just because they're unpopular. I
> will drop them if they're stupid, but so far I don't see why they're
> stupid.

You think you can steer a car by shooting out the tires. That's a pretty good

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

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