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Psy-Kosh comments on Joy in the Merely Real - Less Wrong

62 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 March 2008 06:18AM

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Comment author: Psy-Kosh 20 March 2008 07:13:30AM 5 points [-]

Unknown: I'm not even sure what that sequence of words means. What I mean is, do you mean it would just "act randomly"? Hey, whatd'yah know? The Forbidden Science of frequentist probability can be dug out and used.

Do you mean something else? "like"? does its "likes" have some sort of structure? ie, rules?

What would it actually mean for something to literally have no rules but not be random either? ie, I don't even know what that sequence of words means. It "sounds like" something that should mean something, but when I actually try to think about it... I don't have a clue.