On Fri, 16 Apr 1999 03:24:41 GMT, cijadra at zedat.fu-berlin.de
>>Logical thinking is a goal oriented process and it can't generate it's
>Maybe your cholinergic limbic areas actually can't.
>>> In the case of humans our goals are supplied by our genes and
>>our social context. These we call "emmotional drives".
>No, we certainly don't.
>We tend to discern between transmitters, drugs causing emotional
>reactions, hormones and so on, and most humans I know advanced a
>little bit beyond just following a load of bio-programs driving them
>and their goals.
Logical thinking is a very effective way of finding a route to achieve
your goals but I repeat logic can't _determine_ underlying goals. Goals
are the axioms of the logical processes in question, if you see a goal
that is generated by logic then that's a sub-goal, generated by a more
>>In the case of an AI the goals would be provided by us,
>>Certainly not by me, as I find dictating slaves wrong.
Whatever goals they will have, we will give them. Would your rather tell
them "pretend to be human"?
>But it fits you that you would like to keep slaves and dictate them
Is someone who's _nature_ it is serve a slave because they serve?