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

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 January 2009 05:03:02AM 3 points [-]

I think you are missing the point; the idea is that the rules are comprehensible to humans even if the process that produced them is not. As long as you can haircut the causal process at the output and end up with something humanly comprehensible, you're fine. And anything that understands humans is quite capable of working with "human comprehensibility" as a desideratum.