Re: [sl4] Is belief in immortality computable?

From: Benja Fallenstein (
Date: Wed May 20 2009 - 12:00:22 MDT

Hi Charles,

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 1:08 AM, Charles Hixson
<> wrote:
> Not clear.  You are assuming that the agent believes that you will be able
> to pay you $1/day, and that it believes the value of $1 remains a constant.
>  Both are probably false for a reasonably intelligent agent.  And it also
> needs to believe that it can't invest the money in other ways for a better
> return.  Etc.

I was using "$" as a convenient shortcut for "units of utility" here
-- yes, there are at least a gazillion reasons why this wouldn't work
with actual dollars! :-)


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