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16 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 December 2008 02:32AM

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Comment author: Robin_Hanson2 27 December 2008 02:10:35PM 4 points [-]

You've already said the friendly AI problem is terribly hard, and there's a large chance we'll fail to solve it in time. Why then do you keep adding these extra minor conditions on what it means to be "friendly", making your design task all that harder? A friendly AI that was conscious and created conscious simulations to figure things out would still be *pretty* friendly overall.