[FoRK] Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Fri Oct 24 08:32:28 PDT 2014

Morality is written by the winners?


On 10/24/2014 7:18 AM, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:

>> I would divide things people call "morals" into categories.  Some categories are like common law and natural law. (Murder, theft, etc.)
> These are just game theoretic heuristics. They evolved under a set of constraints that are peculiar to historical human reality. If you blow up the constraints then you blow up the (local) optimality of the heuristics. We like these heuristics because in many ways they are self-serving; we are not the entities holding the short-end of that stick.
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