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23 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 June 2008 08:16AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 June 2008 05:33:26PM 2 points [-]

@Kaj:

I find little comfort in the prospect of the "betrayal branches" being vanishingly few in frequency - in absolute numbers, their amount is still unimaginably large, and more are born every moment.

Kaj, you have to learn to take comfort in this. Not taking comfort in it is not a viable option.

I'm serious. Otherwise you'll buy lottery tickets because some version of you wins, make inconsistent choices on the Allais paradox, choose SPECKS over TORTURE...

Shut up and multiply. In a Big World there is no other choice.