Re: Why wouldn't friendly AI leave fundies in the dust?

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sun Oct 01 2000 - 22:16:10 MDT

That's right. Fundies will try whatever they can to win their unholy war against
reason and science. The most responsible thing for science to do is to breed SI
(thereby precipitating TS) as soon as possible.

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Subject: Re: Why wouldn't friendly AI leave fundies in the dust?

> My guess is the Fundamentalists will use every weapon at their disposal. If
> A.I can become vulnerable to attack or even controlled by Jerry Foulwell (now
> there's a notion!) then he will use it to advance his causes, even though he
> has to deal with the devil of technology. Would an A.I. be able to defend
> itself against such attacks? I am guessing that internet attacks in the hands
> of Fundies will be no different then any other piece of technology. So the
> "backdoors" hypothetically, will be probed for vulnerabilities by religious
> fanatics. Once accessed, the A.I.'s could become a weapon in the hands of
> smillin' Jerry.

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