[ExI] Brain emulation, regions and AGI [WAS Re: Kelly's future]

Richard Loosemore rpwl at lightlink.com
Sat Jun 4 14:49:47 UTC 2011

Stefano Vaj wrote:
> On 3 June 2011 16:20, Richard Loosemore <rpwl at lightlink.com 
> <mailto:rpwl at lightlink.com>> wrote:
>     Some of the other modules we would leave out entirely (the violent
>     ones). 
> Why? How?

Well, for example, in the human design there is (appears to be) one 
module that pushes the system to become dominant among the the other 
individuals of the species.  It needs to be acknowledged as superior in 
some way.

And there is another module that can cause the creature to enjoy 
perperating acts of destruction or violence.

It seems clear that these modules are not necessary to the proper 
functioning of the system (evidence:  some people have extremely weak 
versions of these modules).  It is also transparently obvious that these 
would be dangerous in an AGI.  So, they go.

As for your "how?" question:  they are simply left out of the AGI 
design.  Nothing more to it than that.

Richard Loosemore

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