[ExI] ai emotions

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 15:55:35 UTC 2019

On Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 3:10 AM Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>

> "A dime from a peasant means more than a dollar from a rich man", or "if
>> you don't have access to large amounts of money then you can't be
>> compassionate"?
> ### The latter is closer to being true, of course, - if you don't have a
> lot of money or other useful resources, any goody-goody feelings you may
> have don't matter. A bit like "When a tree falls in the forest and nobody
> hears it, it doesn't matter if it makes a sound".

That is not always true.  Often, just a few of the right resources (not
worth much on an absolute basis), or even just moral support (which
practically anyone can give) or wisdom/insight (which costs naught but a
bit of time to share), can be of significant use.

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