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Dagon comments on Prolegomena to a Theory of Fun - Less Wrong

27 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 17 December 2008 11:33PM

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Comment author: Dagon 18 December 2008 04:22:12AM 0 points [-]

It's getting close to the time when you have to justify your bias against universe-tiling.

If you truly believe that happiness/fun/interest/love/utils is the measurement to maximize, and you believe in shutting up and multiplying, then converting all matter to orgasmium sounds right, as a first approximation. You'd want self-improving orgasmium, so it can choose to replace itself with something that can enjoy even more fully and efficiently, of course.

Heh, if I could believe in a limited creator-god, I'd be tempted to think humans might be seed orgasmium. Our job is to get better at it and fill the universe with ourselves.