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

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Comment author: Emil_Gilliam 20 December 2008 01:04:18PM 13 points [-]

"I could see myself carving one table leg, maybe, if there was something non-obvious to learn from the experience."

Not even four, so that you could then make a table? As long as we're still within the human-ish range of mind design space, have at least some respect for the sheer human pleasure of doing things without having to justify the educational value of every action. Orgasmium is not the only alternative to purism.