[extropy-chat] Fools building AIs (was: Tyranny in place)

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Fri Oct 6 00:48:36 UTC 2006

On Oct 5, 2006, at 3:58 PM, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:

> I can visualize the mind with an excellent intuitive grasp of
> rationality, a mind that understands itself, knows where its goals
> came from, knows where it is going, and yet wishes nothing but to
> fulfill the goals of dominance, and destruction. I am not talking
> about the Sharia zombie, who may have benign goals (personal happiness
> with virgins, etc.) perverted by ignorance and lack of understanding.
> I am referring to people who are evil, know it, and like it so.

Perhaps they aren't even evil.  Perhaps they are so disgusted with  
human foibles that they really don't care much anymore whether much  
brighter artificial minds are particularly friendly to humanity or not.

- samantha

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