[ExI] Fwd: Re: AI risks

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 16:08:41 UTC 2015

On Sep 7, 2015 10:24 AM, "Ben" <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:

> As there is zero probability of all these different points of view ever
agreeing, the whole concept of distinguishing between 'good use' and 'bad
use' of AI is meaningless.  I don't know what the answer is, but I do think
it's a waste of time talking in these terms.  We need a new angle on the
whole thing.

Replace AI in this thread with a similarly disruptive technology: fire.

Fire is inherently dangerous.
Fire is useful when wielded responsibly.
Fire is a dangerous weapon.

All true. Somehow we have survived.
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