[ExI] About bullet-swallowing
jef at jefallbright.net
Wed May 21 13:05:36 UTC 2008
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 1:34 AM, Rafal Smigrodzki
<rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 3:31 AM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
>> At 02:12 AM 5/21/2008 -0400, Rafal wrote:
>>>Eliezer encapsulated some of our essence when he mentioned that really
>>>caring about the truth means being ready to go to school in a clown
>> Or, in Eliezer's case, being prepared not to go to school.
> ### Indeed. I was wondering what else is a part of the
> libertarian-many-worlder package. We already have atheism,
> evolutionism, cryonics, and I think that the smart and greedy response
> to the Newcomb's paradox should qualify (I mean, not opening the extra
> box). Any other ideas?
That there's a very real basis for morality, and that it's "emergent"
from what works.
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