From: Nick Tarleton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 27 2008 - 20:12:15 MDT
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 4:58 PM, Michael Anissimov
> Aside from the evaporization of signaling, what about the collapse of
> morality itself? The realization that nothing is inherently worth doing,
> only worth doing according to a certain cognitive configuration? This
> speedbump could be even larger.
Kip Werking has a nice paper on this:
http://transhumanism.org/index.php/WTA/more/Haldane2004/ (section 3.1
although I think he overblows it somewhat - hedonic utilitarianism is
not the only ethical theory.
This is hardly specific to transhumanism - God's been dead over a
century. People adapt, sometimes painfully. I don't expect a long-term
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