The op­po­site of ‘benefi­cial’. A re­served term in AGI al­ign­ment the­ory that acts as a speaker-de­pen­dent vari­able de­not­ing what­ever the speaker means by “bad” or “no, re­ally ac­tu­ally bad” or “bad in the long-run”, from within what­ever their view is on where the fu­ture ought to go. See the en­try for Value.


  • Value

    The word ‘value’ in the phrase ‘value al­ign­ment’ is a meta­syn­tac­tic vari­able that in­di­cates the speaker’s fu­ture goals for in­tel­li­gent life.