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25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 January 2009 01:41AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 November 2010 02:27:36AM 10 points [-]

And if you don't know? I care about possibilities where bad things happen without my knowing about them, I would not choose to have the knowledge erased from my brain and call it a success.

Comment author: diegocaleiro 23 November 2010 02:42:54AM *  -1 points [-]

Yes, and so do I.

That means solely that your conception of success/failure does not overlap your conception of fun/not fun.

Which is great, though it makes FAI harder.

Personally, I value Fun, Individuality, and Complexity as primitively valuable.

Maybe a suggestion would be to dismember your conception of "success" into a part which is composed of fun, and a part composed of something else.

This would make it easier to know what else, besides Fun, is worth having in your own conception.

You've said "humanity coud, just, you know, live and have fun" but it seems here that you do value something else but your own fun, which is that your fun is about reality.