Re: I'm ready to dance with the whirling razor blades

From: Marc Geddes (
Date: Sat Sep 04 2004 - 01:23:41 MDT

 --- Eliezer Yudkowsky <> wrote:

> I've gotten other complaints also. Marc, please try
> to make posts with
> more substantial content. Once upon a time so
> distant that it fades into
> memory, I declared, as an SL4 list standard, a
> minimum intelligence for
> posts. It's a subjective standard, but an important
> one. I've seen you be
> coherent in the past. This doesn't qualify. Just
> resist the temptation to
> be vacuously mysterious. If you want to be
> mysterious, take fatherjohn up
> on his AI-Box offer and win. If you want to
> convince me that you know
> anything about Bayes besides how to spell the word,
> there's around a
> hundred different applications of Bayes to human
> rationality you could
> write about - and no, those knowledges are not
> sufficient unto the
> destruction of the world, plus I can derive them
> myself, so let us dispense
> with that excuse. It is neither difficult nor
> dangerous for Bayesian
> masters to exhibit their mastery. Just generate a
> nonobvious Bayesian
> parable and start writing.
> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for
> Artificial Intelligence

Sorry. I suffer from 'rushes of blood to the head'.
I must be careful about that. Might destroy the world
one day ;)

Hopefully my upcoming proof of the Riemann Hypothesis
should clear up any doubt about my level of mastery.

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