Re: Sainthood

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Sat, 21 Dec 1996 19:32:42 -0600

> Yesterday Eliezer wrote,
> > The only reason I'm still here is to serve humanity.
> Today he wrote,
> > "extropy" is starting to sound too much like sainthood.
> Are you telling us everything you know?

Yes, I'm aware of that little trap and am doing my best to counter it.
I don't believe that working for humanity gives me any right of command
- it's just an ethical makeover so I can get out of bed in the morning.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Disclaimer:  Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
everything I think I know.