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

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Comment author: anon19 28 December 2008 09:04:54PM 0 points [-]

I agree that it's not all-out impossible under the laws of thermodynamics, but I personally consider it rather unlikely to work on the scales we're talking about. This all seems somewhat tangential though; what effect would it have on the point of the post if "rewinding events" in a macroscopic volume of space was theoretically possible, and easily within the reach of a good recursively self-improving AGI?