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

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Comment author: rkyeun 28 July 2012 10:20:26PM *  0 points [-]

The genie is prohibited from directly manipulating minds, but nothing says that door to the outside leads to the outside and not to the holodeck. Symbolism aside, everyone can still be in their cells, bi or not, and thusly segregated despite location.

And whatever the sexual characteristics of a verthandi or boreana, they are likely designed with bisexual-pleasing capabilities in mind, in weird ways. The genie does know us better than we know ourselves. And this is an aspect it would care about. Using your current mind-equipment, you literally cannot imagine the sex they give. The genie has considered more and designed better than you can.

Comment author: rkyeun 28 July 2012 10:23:30PM *  0 points [-]

Drat. I meant for this to reply to Bugmaster, and confused your comment with it. The resulting comment is a hybrid meant for some chimera of the two of you which does not exist.

Comment author: TheOtherDave 28 July 2012 11:40:58PM 1 point [-]

You've now got me curious what a blending of me and Bugmaster would say in response to your comment.