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

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Comment author: DanielLC 09 February 2013 11:46:37PM 0 points [-]

We might wish that some of our values are so deeply held that no circumstances could possibly make us change them, but in the face of an environment superinelligently optimized to change our values, it probably just isn't so

Now that you mention it, how could it possibly take ten years? I bet a skilled human could do it in a week, without even separating the couples in the first place.

Admittedly, it's not like the superintelligence is breaking them up, but if a sufficiently skilled human can do it, so can a verthandi.