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Norway Now Kills More Whales Than Japan And Iceland Combined

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Cheetah, Nov 3, 2019.

  1. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    I acknowledge the dilemma between whale and pig. My solution is that both are evil. Especially if you're doing so for temporary gratification.
     
  2. Lexicus

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    I've really been trying to cut down on bacon.
     
  3. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy The trees are actually quite lovely.

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    Sounds sort of like owning a dog.
     
  4. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    I use dog as an example when we were discussing whether it is ethical to bring an artificial intelligence into existence that is pre-programmed to want to please us
     
  5. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy The trees are actually quite lovely.

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    You could just say having children for that point.
     
  6. Kyriakos

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    I don't think that is similar to how dogs are, going by how dogs act if they lose faith in humans.
    They seem to just want to believe very hard - probably because they have no other option.
     
  7. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    I have better success with dogs
     
  8. Kyriakos

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    Possibly; I have no dog.
     
  9. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy The trees are actually quite lovely.

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    Yea, people think they're smarter than the dog, so they like it better. The kids will probably outlive them. AI? The example is breaking down on the point people will be making thier determinations around.
     
  10. El_Machinae

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    I think it's easier to morally bring a dog into the world than a child. Fewer potential missteps. Less chance of doing it completely wrong.
     
  11. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy The trees are actually quite lovely.

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    Wanted to sit on that one, it's not sitting well as either accurate or inaccurate?
     
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