the unsuitability of the human cortex for philosophical work. On this view, our most celebrated philosophers are like dogs walking on their hind legs—just barely attaining the threshold level of performance required for engag- ing in the activity at all.
--- Nick Bostrom. Superinteligence, 2014. p 59.
Jun. 29th, 2017
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