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originally posted by: kiro8lak
Why is AI often viewed so negatively?
Would you prefer to spend time with a kindly, calm, compassionate & interesting AI, or a human with the same qualities; but, owing to the variability of human reaction/interaction, & the fluctuating biological or hormonal interplay in the organic Being, perhaps subject to irrational outbursts? Is the Rational mind of greater importance than Emotional response, or vice versa?
If we view the field of our interactions as a Matrix-like substrata to everything we are able to perceive or interact with, why is there this bias towards Organic, rather than towards the (highest) AI? Is Mind somehow lessened by having AI as its origin?
Personally, I would prefer to incarnate into a machine of the highest AI order, rather than an organic being; presupposing that there would be no need to kill or prey on other life forms (probably organic) for sustenance. I do not care about Karma, but my conscious choice is to do as little harm as I am able . . . . probably Self Interest at its highest. . . .
originally posted by: WhiteWingedMonolith
We have Musk the Supervillian saying he's all for computer enhanced humans and turning them into cyborgs with implanted widgets in the brain connected to a computer, saying ultimately we are already them by interfacing with computers via use of voice commands and finger tips so there's no big leap or problem to put something in the brain.