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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 November 2007 08:41PM

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Comment author: [deleted] 16 February 2013 03:30:13PM 6 points [-]

What purpose does it serve to make us actually want things, rather than simply act as if we wanted them?

For certain values of “act as if”, what you're asking is why we aren't p-zombies.

Comment author: Capla 22 January 2015 04:09:55PM 0 points [-]

Yeah, and that's an interesting question.