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36 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 November 2007 07:47AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 November 2007 06:56:58AM 0 points [-]

TGGP, Steve Sailer's post seems to me to confuse executing adaptations versus maximizing fitness: "The good news is that conquering land really doesn't pay these days, so peace has become, from a group-selectionist point of view, more rational than in the past." So what? Modern humans will go on executing the conquest adaptation.