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33 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 January 2009 05:28AM

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Comment author: Thom_Blake 12 January 2009 03:07:04PM 4 points [-]

I don't find this surprising at all, other than that it occurred to a consequentialist. Being a virtue ethicist and something of a Romantic, it seems to me that the best world will be one of great and terrible events, where a person has the chance to be truly and tragically heroic. And no, that doesn't sound comfortable to me, or a place where I'd particularly thrive.