[ExI] Slavery in the Future

Kaj Sotala xuenay at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 16:01:35 UTC 2008

On 4/20/08, The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  --- Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.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? The fictional
>  history of the Matrix movies are a cautionary tale against programming
>  machines for emotion, most especially love. Love begets jealousy and
>  envy. Next thing you know you have ten thousand Greek war ships sailing
>  toward Troy.


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