Principle of epistemic deference

The principle of epistemic deference is a heuristic principle proposed by Nick Bostrom.[1] It holds that, since the beliefs of a superintelligence are more likely to be true than those of human beings, humanity should defer to the superintelligence’s opinion whenever feasible.

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    Bostrom, Nick (2014) Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 211.

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