On 10/18/2013 11:29 PM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
On 19 Oct 2013, at 08:20, meekerdb wrote:
On 10/18/2013 10:55 PM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
A feeling, like a fear, is an evolved construct, needing brain and a long evolutionary
I doubt that. If my paradigmatic AI Mars Rover responds to possible harm it forsees by
diverting all power to locomotion, shutting off communications and instruments, and
abandones its near term scientific goals in an attempt to preserver itself - then it's
probably feeling fear.
I agree. But Mars Rover has a very long history, involving the apparition of humans on
But the fear has nothing to do with the history. The fear supervenes on the action of
expending all possible effort to avoid an undesirable end.
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