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24 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 28 December 2008 05:00PM

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Comment author: nazgulnarsil3 28 December 2008 05:08:29PM 3 points [-]

Or should we be content to have the galaxy be 0.1% eudaimonia and 99.9% cheesecake?

given that the vast majority of possible futures are significantly worse than this, I would be pretty happy with this outcome. but what happens when we've filled the universe? much like the board game risk, your attitude towards your so called allies will abruptly change once the two of you are the only ones left.

Comment author: pnrjulius 20 April 2012 02:43:54PM 0 points [-]

If the universe is open, we won't ever run out of space! The infinite future and infinite space raise plenty of other problems of their own, but I think it's interesting that they actually do solve this one.