On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 8:09 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:

>  On 9/19/2012 5:41 PM, Jason Resch wrote:
> Also, the concept of a super intelligent entity torturing someone may be
> almost contradictory, for they may realize the identity of all minds, and
> therefore they would be torturing themselves.
> That would be an inconsistency of values, but not a logical contradiction.
True, it is not a logical contradiction.  There may be a sociopathic super
intelligence, but I tend to believe that as intelligence goes to infinity
that values tend to converge on a more or less common ground.  So such
"sadistic Gods" are hopefully rare.


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