Reply to post: But does it matter?

AI bots will kill us all! Or at least may seriously inconvenience humans

aberglas

But does it matter?

Obviously, really intelligent machines will never be built because they have not been built yet. Nor are they likely to be built within the next few decades.

But once they are built, the ones that survive will be good at surviving. Natural selection. And being friendly to parasitic humans is not likely to help them survive in a competitive environment. So meat based intelligence will become obsolete.

But does that matter? As individuals, we will all soon grow old and die anyway. What are our descendants? Men or machines? Is this how "we" achieve immortality?

It actually does not matter whether it matters. It is inevitable anyway.

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