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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 19 December 2008 12:51AM

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Comment author: false_vacuum 05 February 2011 02:55:46AM 0 points [-]

This could function as an intuition pump for my own hypothesis that advanced self-modifying minds won't compete at arbitrary preselected goals for fun. (At least not exclusively for fun; they might design themselves to enjoy competing to achieve goals in a pedagogical framework, but actually achieving the goal [or acquiring the skills/knowledge/etc. necessary to achieve the goal] will be the point.)