Re: [sl4] 'Ethical' uploading

From: Miguel Azevedo (
Date: Sat Feb 14 2009 - 03:09:22 MST

2009/2/14 Matt Mahoney <>
> Your ethical beliefs were chosen by your ancestors. You don't have a choice.

Yeah, we abolished slavery because evolution made us do it :)

Given current human brains, there *is* such a thing as moral progress,
which is largely independent of selection pressures (even though the
framework necessary for enabling such progress was sculpted by natural

- Miguel

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