Re: Eugene's nuclear threat

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Oct 02 2000 - 11:16:53 MDT

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky"
> > Do you really think that kind of world, that systemic process for dealing with
> > new technologies, would yield better results than the nonviolent version?
> No matter how you handle it, someone will come along and accuse you of violence,
> aggression, evil, or wanting to kill everyone who doesn't agree with you.
> So, you might as well do it your own way, and take your chances.

There are deeper reasons for ethics than the fear of what other people will
say about it.

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

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Mon May 28 2001 - 09:50:14 MDT