Less Wrong is a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality. Please visit our About page for more information.

Matt_Simpson comments on Are wireheads happy? - Less Wrong

108 Post author: Yvain 01 January 2010 04:41PM

You are viewing a comment permalink. View the original post to see all comments and the full post content.

Comments (95)

You are viewing a single comment's thread. Show more comments above.

Comment author: Matt_Simpson 01 January 2010 06:27:57PM 1 point [-]

My first thought: redundancy. Having multiple circuits for the same task means there is a higher probability that at least one of them is working. However, this doesn't explain the differences between the two circuits.