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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 December 2008 01:47AM

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Comment author: Carl_Shulman 27 December 2008 10:17:37PM 2 points [-]

Daniel,

Every decision rule we could use will result in some amount of suffering and death in some Everett branches, possible worlds, etc, so we have to use numbers and proportions. There are more and simpler interpretations of a human brain as a mind than there are such interpretations of a rock. If we're not mostly Boltzmann-brain interpretations of rocks that seems like an avenue worth pursuing.