[ExI] end of worlders - was managing omnicidal maniacs

Anders Sandberg anders at aleph.se
Fri Sep 11 11:19:07 UTC 2015

On 2015-09-10 23:23, Tara Maya wrote:
> In all seriousness… The fallacy, of course, is that people of higher 
> IQs are more compassionate. What evidence supports that?
No evidence for compassion, but there are studies showing better 
cooperation in economic dilemmas and more long-term concerns.

Being able to foresee the likely consequences of an action is a good 
start for compassion, even if it is not sufficient.

Dr Anders Sandberg
Future of Humanity Institute
Oxford Martin School
Oxford University

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