[extropy-chat] re: embedded in open hearts (Meta/EP)

David Lubkin extropy at unreasonable.com
Mon Apr 11 02:02:49 UTC 2005

Keith wrote:

>Before you try to overcome some psychological trait, you should at least 
>try to see where it came from.

This is a subcase of a remarkably useful guiding principle I first learned 
in engineering:

Never take a fence down until you know why it was put up. (paraphrase of C. 
K. Chesterton, 1929)

Certainly something I'd wire into my AI were I Eliezer.

-- David.

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