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Marcy_Azraelle comments on Failed Utopia #4-2 - Less Wrong

53 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 January 2009 11:04AM

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Comment author: [deleted] 02 July 2012 09:25:15AM 1 point [-]

I'm curious about what happened to homosexuals and bisexuals with same-sex preferences in the story. I imagine they were put together somewhere...

I'm on the camp that isn't very happy with replacing romantic partners with superstimulus pleasure bringers, in part because I get so attached to people I care about (and objects, too. Especially cute ones.)

Also I imagine it may be because my standards and tastes for partners are really narrow yet my current partner fits them so well...you might as well make a slightly tweaked clone of my partner to make an ideal interest for me specifically.

As a side note: Not only would I feel bad if I was cheated on but I would feel horrible and unworthy of love if I cheated myself (and why would you expect a good and loving partner if you are not going to behave like that yourself?) so that would be another way in which this failed utopia scares me.