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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 May 2008 08:51AM

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Comment author: Caledonian2 23 May 2008 12:11:14PM 0 points [-]

1) We can't put ourselves in the place of a superintelligence, and 2) you're handwaving away deep problems of knowledge and data processing by attributing magical thought powers to your AI.

Your statements about what a superintelligence could infer are just speculation - at least, they [i]would[/i] be speculation if you bothered to actually work out a semi-plausible explanation for how it could infer such things, as opposed to simply stating that it could obviously do those things because it's a superintelligence.