Re: Trans- vs. Non-human

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Sun, 08 Dec 1996 16:40:48 -0600

> So they'll die. And leave their children behind them. Who will do the
> same.

Whether >Hs are going to let the Hs remain Hs is debatable. They might
regard us as children to be upgraded whether we say Yea or Nay. How can
anyone intelligently decide NOT to be intelligent? They might,
nonetheless, respect our free will.

But, speaking personally, I damn well wouldn't let those people impose
one second of mortal existence on innocent children.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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