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XiXiDu comments on The Preference Utilitarian’s Time Inconsistency Problem - Less Wrong

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Comment author: XiXiDu 15 January 2010 08:09:19PM *  1 point [-]

There does exist no goal that is of objective moral superiority. Trying to maximize happiness for everybody is just the selfish effort to survive, given that not you but somebody else wins. So we're trying to survive by making everybody wanting to make everybody else happy? What if the largest number of possible creatures is too different from us to peacefully, or happily, coexist with us?