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40 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 01 November 2007 03:57AM

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Comment author: Doug_S. 02 November 2007 07:47:33AM 1 point [-]

So, what is it that you like better than Shakespeare? I'm always interested in new things to read.

I think the human ability to appreciate literature might have limits; a superintelligent Friendly AI might not be able to write something that is clearly _that_ much better than my current favorite books, because my brain just won't produce stronger reactions to . It could certainly produce a very large quantity of great literature (by human standards) or literature that is clearly better by its own standards (and that would go over my head), but I don't know if it actually could produce something that a "mere" human would perceive as significantly better than the great literature that already exists.