> On Feb 16, 2017, at 5:11 AM, grarpamp <grarp...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 2:05 AM, John Newman <j...@synfin.org> wrote: >> There's always the 3 laws of robotics ;) >> >> Nick Bostrom doesn't seem to think it will be that easy of course. His >> "Superintelligence" book is an interesting look at the problem. He's far >> more pessimistic and i think realistic than Ray Kurtzweil and some other >> "singularity" hypes.. > > Is man in the likeness of god? > And if so, or if not, then what is man's AI / bot in the likeness of? > Does this become circular?
Man is in the likeness of a chimpanzee ;) A super intelligent AI would be more in the likeness of "God" (up until now just a fairy tale) than anything that has come before. I don't think it's circular, it's progressive.