Re: Why would AI want to be friendly?

From: KPJ (
Date: Mon Oct 02 2000 - 05:02:34 MDT

It appears as if Samantha Atkins <> wrote:
|Good point. I've thought a few times about starting a sci-tech based
|and very friendly religion. Pull in some favored causes like having
|information be a holy sacrament that must be shared freely. "We answer
|to a Higher Source." Maybe religious citadels that are data havens.
|Have church tithes and "love offerings" go to fund various open source
|and other high tech projects. All proceeds from same freely shared with
|all members of course. And all proceeds and such R&D organizations would
|in theory be immune to taxation. It could be really good fun. Even (or
|perhaps especially) if I am utterly serious about such things.

You could probably define all these sacraments within the framework
of the Universal Church of Life. If not, you could start as a priest
unit of ULC, and then start a new church using your priesthood as a

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