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Comment author: DaFranker 22 October 2012 07:40:39PM *  1 point [-]

You're touching on some unresolved issues, and some issues that are resolved but complicated to solve without maths beyond my grasp.

From what I understand, there's a lot of our current and past values involved, and how we would think now and want now vs what we would think and want post-modification.

To pick a particularly emotional subject for most people, let's suppose there's some person "K" who's just so friggen good at sex and psychological domination that even if they rape someone that person will, after the initial shock and trauma, quickly recover within a day and immediately without further intervention become permanently addicted to sex, with their mind rewiring itself to fully enjoy a life full of sex with anyone they can have sex with for the rest of their life, and from their own point of view finding that life as fulfilling as possible.

Is K then morally obligated to rape as many people as possible?

In this kind of questions, people usually have strong emotional moral convictions.