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111 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 22 May 2008 05:55AM

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Comment author: rkyeun 16 April 2014 04:43:17AM 1 point [-]

Call back with that comment when Running, rather than Intelligence, is what allows you to construct a machine that runs increasingly faster than you intended your artificial runner to run.

Because in a world where running fast leads to additional fastness of running, this thing is going to either destroy your world through kinetic release or break the FTL laws and rewrite the universe backwards to have always been all about running.