[ExI] a doubt concerning the h+ future

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky sentience at pobox.com
Sun Jun 3 19:26:44 UTC 2007

Samantha Atkins wrote:
> And what is the value of these  
> rarefied discussions of the oh so modern version of how many angels  
> can dance on the head of a pin anyway?

I've been told that the debate was not about a finite number, but 
whether the number was finite or infinite; in other words, whether 
space was continuous or discrete - a debate that still goes on today.

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                          http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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