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

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 15:52:23 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> I think this is all more a matter of training or upbringing if you
> will, rather than leaving some magical module out. There are people
> who are wonderfully non-violent, but it's not because they don't have
> some physical module, but because they were taught that violence is
> bad, and it sunk in.
> Admittedly Richard did not say if this module was a software or
> hardware module. And we probably differ a bit on how much is
> "programming" vs. "training".

There are some threats that cannot be negotiated away.

The AGI must have the resources to get violent when the circumstances demand it.

Could be tricky deciding when and what level of violence is needed.


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