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Aegeus comments on Eutopia is Scary - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Aegeus 09 February 2011 03:34:49AM 2 points [-]

That actually seems like a good idea. Choice paralysis seems like it would be a serious problem for any "Do anything you can imagine" utopia, because I can't think of what I'd do if I had the power to do anything.

Or, put another way, Minecraft became a lot more fun once it took away the infinite supply of blocks.

Comment author: DSimon 07 April 2011 08:29:19PM 0 points [-]

Choice paralysis seems like it would be a serious problem for any "Do anything you can imagine" utopia, because I can't think of what I'd do if I had the power to do anything.

How about "myself twice as smart, check to see if I still have don't have a really good idea what to do, do it if so, if not repeat the process"?