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

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Comment author: Silas 28 December 2008 06:31:21PM 0 points [-]

@Daniel_Franke: I was just describing a sufficient, not a necessary condition. I'm sure you can ethically get away with less. My point was just that, once you can make models that detailed, you needn't be prevented from using them altogether, because you wouldn't necessarily have to kill them (i.e. give them information-theoretic death) at any point.