Less Wrong is a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality. Please visit our About page for more information.

RomanDavis comments on Building Weirdtopia - Less Wrong

28 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 January 2009 08:35PM

You are viewing a comment permalink. View the original post to see all comments and the full post content.

Comments (303)

Sort By: Old

You are viewing a single comment's thread. Show more comments above.

Comment author: RomanDavis 17 December 2010 12:46:57PM *  3 points [-]

I do think I have a richer human experience because of the fights I've been in, and the heartbreak I've felt.

I'm not sure, if it for ''everyone.'' I tend to assume the future should be a place of less coercion, not more.

But I could see the value in a human race that partook of severe injury as an occasional vice in the same way as say, spicy food.

Comment author: Strange7 18 April 2011 12:45:53PM 3 points [-]

severe injury as an occasional vice

I count this possibility as a major point in favor of Sufficiently Advanced medical technology.

Comment author: xxd 15 December 2011 12:00:17AM 1 point [-]

Yup.