[ExI] This would almost qualify as hilarious ... if only it weren't true

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky sentience at pobox.com
Tue Jun 12 04:28:55 UTC 2007

Olga Bourlin wrote:
> I didn't think it was possible for our "leaders" in the Pentagon to be even 
> more stupid than I already thought they were.  I was wrong.
> http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_159222541.html

I'm solidly heterosexual but I'd much, much, much rather get hit with 
a gay bomb than a real bomb.  I applaud whoever suggested this - 
doubly so because they deliberately exposed themselves to ridicule in 
the service of humanitarianism, which very few so-called altruists are 
willing to do.

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                          http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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