Originally Posted by AemJeff
Yeah, I agree with this. Eliezer may strike many people as, perhaps, oddly socialized, but there's no evidence I can see that he shouldn't be taken as a serious and extremely interesting interlocutor.
Serious if you take science fiction seriously. Interesting if you think it is interesting to equate human intelligence and artificial intelligence.
I take back what I said: Eliezer seemed to me eccentric, but no doubt seems serious and interesting to aficionados of science fiction.