Re: Ethics (was FAI (aka 'Reality Hacking'))

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon Jan 31 2005 - 18:29:37 MST

At 03:41 PM 1/31/2005 -0800, Jef wrote:

> * The basic good is growth of Self
> Where evolutionary theory refers to survival, a deeper understanding
> would refer to growth.

Are you sure? How about: The basic good is refinement of Self-in-context.

Maybe that's what you mean by `growth' (by analogy with teleonomic
maturation => elaboration => complexification), but to me growth per se is
exemplified in cancer.

Damien Broderick

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