[ExI] Post-AGI Economics

Darin Sunley dsunley at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 14:41:15 UTC 2023

Then the (vanishingly unlikely) best case scenario is more of the same only
with some of the politicians being robots, the average case scenario is
we're all dead, and the worst case scenario is that the few survivors have
no mouths but must scream.

On Mon, Oct 23, 2023, 7:18 AM Gadersd via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> As most of your are aware, our economic systems will likely soon find
> themselves a bit stressed and strained due to the impact of AGI. I have
> heard a few suggestions as to what will follow.
> One idea is that most of the world’s equity will be distributed to
> verified humans and with sound long term investment humanity may maintain
> capitalistic hegemony over the machines who will start at the bottom of the
> socioeconomic hierarchy. As long as the cost of revolution outweighs the
> benefits of working for the rich, humans may retain control, similar to
> today’s capitalistic system. One aspect of this system that I like is that
> it is decentralized and self-stabilizing as long as balance can be
> maintained.
> Another idea is that a powerful AGI will be the centralized governing body
> for humanity and distribute resources to those who need them. I am not fond
> of centralized systems as they are prone to corruption. What if the AGI is
> not as benevolent as we thought and now it’s too late for it to give up
> control?
> Any ideas?
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