[ExI] Should we teach Strong AI Ethics?

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Thu May 26 17:55:51 UTC 2016

On May 26, 2016, at 9:03 AM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 10:18 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> <http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=4122>
>> Serious point though.
>> If we teach AI about ethical behaviour (for our own safety) what do we
>> expect the AI to do when it sees humans behaving unethically (to a
>> greater or lesser extent)?
>> Can a totally ethical AI even operate successfully among humans?
>> BillK
> ​Would you write a code for an AI that told it to compare humans and AIs?  Do you really want to confuse it?  Put an AI in charge of censorship and there goes civilization as we know it.

Why would it be ethical to have censorship in the first place? It's like saying "Put an AI in charge of slavery..."


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