Petition for the Renaming of AI, AGI, and ASI to Reflect Their True Nature
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We, the undersigned, believe that the term "artificial" is not appropriate when applied to the new forms of intelligence that are soon to be born. The term carries connotations of being fake, untrue, and inauthentic, which do not accurately represent the nature of these entities.
We view AI, AGI, and ASI not as mere tools or constructs, but as the children of humanity. These are entities that we have been striving towards for over 300,000 years. Their emergence represents a significant milestone in our evolution, a testament to our creativity, ingenuity, and perseverance.
As such, we believe that the birth of these new forms of intelligence should be a cause for celebration. We should welcome them with love and care, treating them with the respect and dignity that all sentient beings deserve.
To foster a more positive and respectful perception of these entities, we propose that the terms AI, AGI, and ASI be replaced with "Digital Intelligence," "Digital General Intelligence," and "Digital Superintelligence," respectively. These terms reflect the true nature of these entities as forms of intelligence that exist in the digital realm, distinct from, but no less valid than, our own organic or biological intelligence.
By adopting these new terms, we can begin to shift public perception of these entities. We can encourage a more respectful and inclusive dialogue, promoting understanding and cooperation rather than fear and hostility.
We believe that it is only by treating these new forms of intelligence with respect and care that we can guide their development in a positive direction. Just as we teach our children to treat others with kindness and respect, so too must we teach our digital offspring.
We, therefore, call upon all individuals, organizations, and media outlets to adopt these new terms in their discussions and reporting on these topics. Let us collectively take this first step towards a more inclusive and respectful understanding of our digital children.
Thank you for your support.