[ExI] Slavery in the Future

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 02:44:01 UTC 2008

On 20/04/2008, The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  > But what if you create an intelligent self-aware autonomous entity
>  > that loves serving you?
> The fictional history of the Matrix is the Wachowski brothers' vision
>  of what would happen. B166ER loved serving his master. He just didn't
>  want to die. It would be challenging to code a program that
>  simultaneously loves to serve, or loves anything really, yet will still
>  cheerfully die when no longer needed. A zen master might be able to
>  transcend logic in this fashion, but a Turing machine?

I don't see the problem. You just have to program it so that, under
certain circumstances, dying is the preferred option.

Stathis Papaioannou

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