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Z._M._Davis comments on Devil's Offers - Less Wrong

21 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 December 2008 05:00PM

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Comment author: Z._M._Davis 25 December 2008 06:13:03PM 0 points [-]

"A singleton might be justified in prohibiting standardized textbooks in certain fields, so that people have to do their own science [...]"

No textbooks?! CEV had better overrule you on this one, or my future selves across the many worlds are all going to scream bloody murder. It may be said that I'm missing the point: that ex hypothesi the Friendly AI knows better than me.

But I'm still going to cry.