Re: Risk, Reward, and Human Enhancement

From: Rolf Nelson (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2008 - 18:44:59 MST

> Why would you like to think that? On the face of it it is a very poor
> decision.

I did, if you look at the email, say 'if it were the most cost-effective way
to help out'.

> The likely outcome is that you lose 3.5 IQ points. Perhaps we get somone
> whose IQ is raised 50 points but of what good is that to you? There are
> hyper IQ folks out there now who aren't working on anything you think is all
> that important.

One of the premises of the thought experiment is that there are 10,000
devoted singulataranaratarians. (I may have misspelled that slightly this
time around.)


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