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Comment author: Phil_Goetz7 03 January 2009 04:03:31PM 2 points [-]

All of Tim Tyler's points have been addressed in previous posts. Likewise the idea that evolution would have more shaping influence than a simple binary filter on utility functions. Don't particularly feel like going over these points again; other commenters are welcome to do so.

Or perhaps someone else will at least explain what "having more shaping influence than a simple binary filter on utility functions" means. It sounds like it's supposed to mean that all evolution can do is eliminate some utility functions. If that's what it means, I don't see how it's relevant.