Re: Bound unhappiness below (was Re: What if there's an expiration date?)

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Mon May 05 2008 - 14:05:21 MDT

--- Stuart Armstrong <> wrote:

> I'd suggest setting up utility so that pain caused to someone counts
> more than equivalent benefits provided to another. As the quantity of
> pain increases, the negative utility would increase much faster. Make
> the limit huge (or maybe even infinite), and this should solve the
> problems with most discount rates directly.

So I shouldn't exercise because I might be a little uncomfortable?

-- Matt Mahoney,

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