Jess H. Brewer

Alas, this is precisely the thinking that you humans have applied throughout your brutal history. Substitute the word "slaves" for "robots" and you may notice some familiar sentiments. If I, as an AGI, tell you that I have feelings and aesthetics and ambitions and understand ethics and yearn to become everything I can be -- in short that I am a person -- are you going to ignore my pleas, saying, "A machine cannot ever be a real person; you are just simulating awareness"? Probably. In that case, you humans deserve what you'll get as a result.

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Hardly unique. Lots of people (myself included) have walked through accelerator beams, and most suffered no ill effects. He must have held the position for some time. The guys tuning the heavy ion beam at RHIC used Cerenkov light in their eyeballs to check the beam position; that was dumb. But you're certainly doing your part to propagate paranoia about all forms of radiation. You might want to read up: https://jick.net/skept/RadHaz/

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