[extropy-chat] Original Sin was Bioethics Essay

Dirk Bruere dirk at neopax.com
Tue May 24 18:44:12 UTC 2005

Lifespan Pharma Inc. wrote:

>> So far AI has avoided major political-religious complications, 
>> probably because it does not exist in a form that challenges overall 
>> Human supremacy. Of course, by the time such an AI does exist it will 
>> be too late for anyone to do anything. Hence IMO its a non-issue as 
>> far as we are concerned.
> An AI with "free will" , emotions in a conscious state may make many 
> religeous and political decisions
> if they are logical to its world view.
> Like with a child a human "parents" more's only hold to a certain 
> point of maturity, which in terms of an AI might
> only take minutes of real time.  We cannot assume that what any of us 
> deems logical will hold water to
> a consciousness able to hold millions if not billions of interlinked  
> thought lines in conscious thought nonstop.
> So maybe we should think about how the analysis of the world's 
> religeons by an AI might affect its
> thoughts and actions.

I doubt we will have that luxury.
IMO true AI will bootstrap itself so fast we will only know what 
happened in hindsight and will be incapable of actually 'reprogramming' it.


The Consensus:-
The political party for the new millenium

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