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Comment author: kbog  (EA Profile) 29 August 2017 10:36:33PM *  0 points [-]

I would also add that superintelligence created by the military may be perfectly aligned, but still catastrophically dangerous if it is used as a universal weapon against perhaps another military superintelligence. 

A superintelligence would have the ability and (probably) interest to shape the entire world. Whether it comes from the military, a corporation, or a government, it will have a compelling instrumental motivation to neutralize other superintelligences.