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38 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 17 October 2008 01:07AM

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Comment author: hyporational 07 January 2014 08:42:14PM *  0 points [-]

I suppose the difference is experiencing effort and getting the rewards associated with expending effort. You won't get that without wireheading if you outsource everything.

In my better moments, my identity resides in a tiny part of my brain, just observing different faculties doing their thing. In these moments it wouldn't matter if the work was outsourced. Then some scumbag faculty reminds me I'm a human and I should indentify with all kinds of processes I don't understand and suffer as a consequence.