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Old 04-10-2011, 03:30 PM
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Default Re: Science Saturday: Of All the Souls I Have Encountered (Robin Hanson & Brian Christian)

A quarter of the dialog is Hanson reiterating the fact/value distinction and naturalistic fallacy, with it being completely missed by Christian. There's nothing intrinsically bad about computers or mechanics that lets you pass judgment on the preferences of other people. You're just being an aesthetic snob.
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