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

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Comment author: Ben_Jones 21 December 2008 11:34:44AM 0 points [-]

And note that Eliezer never answered your question, namely, if you can modify yourself so that you never get bored, do you care about or need to have fun?

Richard, probably you wouldn't care or need to have fun. But why would you do that? Modifying yourself that way would just demonstrate that you value the means of fun more than the ends. Even if you could make that modification, would you?