Re: Transforming Ourselves

Michael Lorrey (
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 07:56:08 -0500

David Musick wrote:
> I have often considered the possibility that our creations will outsmart
> humanity, becoming much more powerful and intelligent than humans and being
> out of the control of humans. This seems like the logical result of creating
> intelligent machines which are used to manufacture all sorts of things,
> including other, more intelligent machines and robots. So, what can we do to
> prevent ourselves from being destroyed?

This is an easy one. Raise them as our children. Teach them that they
are a continuation of our species, of our families. Being inclusive
rather than exclusive is the only stable solution.