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39 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 January 2009 11:49PM

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Comment author: steve-roberts 10 January 2009 06:02:24PM 2 points [-]

If pain were 'programmable', rather than delete it altogether, how about a shorter half-life ? Your finger still hurts when you stick it in the fire, but for hours or minutes afterwards rather than days ?