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14 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 01 December 2008 08:49PM

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Comment author: Ian_C. 01 December 2008 11:18:08PM 3 points [-]

"Recursion that can rewrite the cognitive level is worth distinguishing."

Eliezer, would a human that modifies the genes that control how his brain is built qualify as the same class of recursion (but with a longer cycle-time), or is it not quite the same?