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

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Comment author: hairyfigment 26 July 2016 05:42:03AM 2 points [-]

As far as environment goes, the context says exactly the opposite of what you suggest it does.

Among your bullet points, only the first seems well-defined. I could try to discuss them anyway, but I suggest you just read up on the subject and come back. Eliezer's organization has a great deal of research on self-understanding and theoretical limits; it's the middle icon at the top right of the page.