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Eliezer_Yudkowsky comments on Siren worlds and the perils of over-optimised search - Less Wrong

27 Post author: Stuart_Armstrong 07 April 2014 11:00AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 April 2014 06:09:11PM 12 points [-]

While not generally an opponent of human sexuality, to be kind to all the LW audience including those whose parents might see them browsing, please do remove the semi-NSFW image.

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 07 April 2014 06:31:38PM 2 points [-]

Is the new one more acceptable?

Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 April 2014 07:53:29PM 4 points [-]

Sure Why Not

Comment author: Lumifer 07 April 2014 08:13:56PM 7 points [-]

LOL. The number of naked women grew from one to two, besides the bare ass we now also have breasts with nipples visible (OMG! :-D) and yet it's now fine just because it is old-enough Art.

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 07 April 2014 09:12:29PM 7 points [-]

Yep :-)

Comment author: [deleted] 13 April 2014 07:47:43AM 3 points [-]

The fact that the current picture is a painting and the previous one was a photograph might also have something to do with it.

Comment author: Lumifer 14 April 2014 04:28:16PM 1 point [-]

Can you unroll this reasoning?

Comment author: [deleted] 21 April 2014 07:29:35PM 2 points [-]

It's just what my System 1 tells me; actually, I wouldn't know how to go about figuring out whether it's right.

Comment author: [deleted] 08 April 2014 02:58:26PM -1 points [-]

Is there some other siren you'd prefer to see?

Comment author: Lumifer 08 April 2014 05:34:09PM 2 points [-]

See or hear? :-D

Comment author: MugaSofer 08 April 2014 10:45:43AM 3 points [-]

See, now I'm curious about the old image...

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 08 April 2014 11:42:59AM 1 point [-]