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Warrigal2 comments on Complex Novelty - Less Wrong

26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 December 2008 12:31AM

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Comment author: Warrigal2 20 December 2008 05:07:31AM 0 points [-]

"Pretending that the new way doesn't exist, and learning the old-fashioned way, will not be Fun because there's not true victory."

What's a true victory, then? Making something that's kind of like a mixture of yourself and someone else? I'm not sure reproduction is more of a "natural" challenge than making 200,000 table legs; it just happens to be the one that evolution selects for.