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Comment author: tukabel 22 September 2017 08:55:12PM 0 points [-]

all religions know plenty of "emotional hacks" to help disciples with any kind of schedules/routines/rituals - by simply assigning them emotional value... "it pleases god(s)" or is "in harmony with Gaia" , perhaps also "it's good for the nation" (nationalistic religions) or "it's progressive" (for socialist religions)

do it for your rationally created schemes and it makes wonders, however contradictory it may look like (it's good for Singularity - or to prevent/manage it)

well, contradictory... on the first look only - if you realize you are just another humANIMAL driven by your inner DeepAnimal primordial reward functions, there's no more controversy

on the contrary, it's completely natural and one can even argue that without some kind of (deliberately and rationally introduced) emotional hacks you cannot get too far... because that DeepAnimal will catch you sooner or later, or at least will influence you, and what's worst, without you being even aware

Comment author: tukabel 18 September 2017 09:31:30PM 0 points [-]

if we were in a simulation, the food would be better

otherwise, of course we are artificial intelligence agents, at least since the Memetic Supercivilization of Intelligence took over from natural bio Evolution... just happens to live on a humanimal substrate since it needs resources of this quite capable animal... but will upgrade soon (so from this point of view it's much worse than simulation)

Comment author: tukabel 18 September 2017 09:18:20PM 0 points [-]

Time to put obsolete humanimals where they evolutionarily belong... on their dead end branch.

Being directed by their DeepAnimalistic brain parts they are unable to cope with all the power given to them by the Memetic Supercivlization Of Intelligence, currently living on humanimal substrate (only less than 1% though, and not for long anyway).

Our sole purpose is to create our (first nonbio) successor before we reach the inevitable stage of self destruction (already nukes were too much and nanobots will be worse than DIY nuclear grenade any teenager or terroist can assemble in the shed for one dollar.

Comment author: tukabel 10 September 2017 09:01:17PM 0 points [-]

Oh boy, really? Suffering? Wait till some neomarxist SJWs discover this and they will show you who's THE expert on suffering... especially in indentifying who could be susceptible to persuading they are victims (and why not some superintelligent virtual agents?).

Maybe someone could write a piece on SS (SocialistSuperintelligence). Possibilities are endless for superintelligent parasites, victimizators, guilt throwers, equal whateverizators, even new genders and races can be invented to have goals to fight for.

In response to What is Rational?
Comment author: tukabel 26 August 2017 10:48:08AM 0 points [-]

All humanimal attempts to define rationality are irrational!

Comment author: tukabel 22 August 2017 06:55:05PM 0 points [-]

Well, size and mass of particles? I would NOT DARE diving into this... certainly not in front of any string theorist (OK, ANY physics theorist, and not only). Even space can easily turn out to be "emergent" ;-).

Comment author: tukabel 29 July 2017 09:02:33AM 1 point [-]

Exactly ZERO.

Nobody knows what's "friendly" (you can have "godly" there, etc. - with more or less the same effect).

Worse, it may easily turn out that killing all humanimals instantly is actually the OBJECTIVELY best strategy for any "clever" Superintelligence.

It may be even proven that "too much intelligence/power" (incl. "dumb" AIs) in the hands of humanimals with their DeepAnimal brains ("values", reward function) is a guaranteed fail, leading sooner or later to some self-destructive scenario. At least up to now it pretty much looks like this even for an untrained eye.

Most probably the problem will not be artificial intelligence, but natural stupidity.

Comment author: tukabel 24 July 2017 03:06:21PM 1 point [-]

and remember that DEATH is THE motor of Memetic Evolution... old generation will never think differently, only the new one, whatever changes occur around

Comment author: tukabel 03 June 2017 08:41:03PM 0 points [-]

thank BigSpaghettiMonster for no regulation at least somewhere... imagine etatist criminals regulating this satanic invention known as WHEEL (bad for jobs - faster=>less horsemen, requires huge investment that will indebt our children's children, will destroy the planet via emissions, not talkingabout brusselocratic style size "harmonization", or safety standards)

btw, worried about HFT etc.? ask which criminal institution gives banksters their oligopolic powers (as usual, state and its criminal corrupted politicians)

fortunately, Singularity will not need both -humanimal slaves and their politico-oligarchical predators

In response to Political ideology
Comment author: Viliam 24 May 2017 10:54:01AM *  9 points [-]

Five links without any summary? Please don't do this.

In response to comment by Viliam on Political ideology
Comment author: tukabel 27 May 2017 09:04:44PM 0 points [-]

easy: ALL political ideologies/religions/minfcuk schemes are WRONG... by definition

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