[extropy-chat] All hail Will Wilkinson
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Wed Jan 4 16:20:36 UTC 2006
No, let's continue playing Go because it is an interesting and fun
game, and let's continue being as competitive as we like when we play
go, because competition is part of the game.
I just don't want my or anybody's survival to depend on Go scores,
because survival is more serious than a game.
On 1/4/06, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <sentience at pobox.com> wrote:
> Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:
> > Will is a guy worth reading:
> > http://www.willwilkinson.net/flybottle/2006/01/02/the-strange-myth-of-finite-status/
> > Just think about it. It is not wrong at all to engage in positional
> > games. Pissing contests are not the reviled zero-sum games that e.g.
> > Nick Bostrom would like to ban.
> For every winner in Go, there must be a loser. Let us abolish the game
> at once.
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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