[ExI] Self-Driving Cars Must Make Ethical Decisions

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 04:51:28 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 8:39 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

> If the cops have a pull-over button, the bad guys can get to it.
> spike
> This might start a whole new discussion - hope so.  The quality of our
> police is too low.

### I disagree.

The quality of US police is surprisingly good, considering the insane laws
they are charged with upholding, and considering the existing incentives to
behave badly. They are encouraged to lie routinely in court, there is no
effective supervision of prosecutors, they are allowed to take your money,
they are crucified in public if they shoot in self defense against blacks,
and yet usually they don't do much mischief. I doubt any one of you ever
lived in a depraved police state. If you ever go native in Pakistan or
Russia, you may find a whole new meaning of low quality. Sure, US cops
can't compare to the Japanese or Finnish ones but I don't believe there is
a huge problem with cops - yet there is a fairly significant one with our

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