Re: Infinite universes and Corbinian otaku

From: spike66 (
Date: Fri Apr 25 2003 - 17:34:49 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> Clarifying note here: The "Corbinians" are indeed named after Lee
> Corbin, but no malice of any kind is intended. Lee Corbin is the only
> person I know of who says that people should have the right to do as
> they wish with any computing power they own, including running
> simulations, and that neighbors have no business intervening. Lee
> Corbin is consistent about this; if I recall correctly, he even said
> that if he himself turns out to be a simulation, he feels it's within
> the rights of the simulator to simulate him...

I may be misunderstanding Lee's position, but the position
attributed to him sounds perfectly reasonable to me.


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