Sometimes the most complex matters can be resolved by a simple thought experiment.
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HARD DARWINIAN LESSONSLast Updated on 2009-03-21 00:00:00The defeasible search for knowledge is nonterminating. No truer words have ever been written. Because our knowledge base is a miniscule droplet out of a great ocean of information, we must always reassess our position on matters. Fortunately, for those who base their decisions on a scientific and mathematical foundation, a strong scaffolding exists for productive thought experiments.
For those horrified by the bonus predations of AGI and the callous disregard of Wall Street's CEO's, one must understand that they view matters entirely from their tribal affiliation. From the lofty heights of Wall Street, the common American worker is (to be entirely honest) an unsophisticated Neanderthal brute. If the complex financial instruments designed by America's elite, beggar the common man - or perhaps drive him to eventual extinction; then this is merely the... More »
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