Re: The Meaning That Immortality Gives to Life

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Tue Oct 16 2007 - 22:53:29 MDT

On 17/10/2007, Bryan Bishop <> wrote:

> Thoughts? I am still interested in coming up with an information
> theoretic proof of the (lack of?) inevitability of boredom, i.e. to
> show that there is in fact a way to always have something new to work
> with for some definition of 'new'. (Some already claim "there is
> nothing new under the sun.")

You can't consider boredom without also considering the emotional
aspect of it. Everyone puts a lot of effort into repeating pleasant
experiences expecting that they will be pleasant all over again.

Stathis Papaioannou

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