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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 November 2008 07:26AM

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Comment author: Will_Pearson 23 November 2008 12:11:36PM 0 points [-]

Why not? The space we search has been very useful apart from for finding the solution to the creation of a mind. Perhaps the space of minds is outside the current space of Turing machines we are currently searching. It would cert explain why no one has been very successful so far.

Not to say that we could never find a mind. Just that we might have trouble using a compressible search space.