Re: emotions

From: Richard Loosemore (
Date: Tue Aug 30 2005 - 14:59:20 MDT

Now I am confused.

Which one was the clear and insightful one?

I may have missed some traffic: I have had no SL4 messages since
Saturday night, so I wonder if I have just come in on the end of a
mature discussion.

Michael Vassar wrote:
> This explanation of emotion is both clear and insightful. It is
> probably worth while for SL4 people to understand emotions well in order
> to avoid making errors, and possibly even to increase their number of
> insights. It is also valuable in order to help manage one's own
> motivations and maintain focus on relevant concerns. However, I hope
> that it is clear that the way in which emotions work in humans is only
> suggestive of one way in which things could be done in a mind, not the
> preferred way to do things in an AI.

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