Re: `overclocking'

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Dec 31 2002 - 04:36:31 MST

Anton Sherwood wrote:
> An essay by one Greg Cochran suggesting that the concentration
> of several hereditary nerve disorders among Ashkenazim is a result
> of selection for intelligence. (He doesn't say sexual selection,
> but that would make the most sense.)
> I was reminded of the `law' proposed years ago on Extropians
> to the effect that enhancements don't come for nothing.

And before anyone even asks, the answer is "Yes".

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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