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cyborg_jim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-17-07 03:08 PM
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146. UGH
I think I myself would be inclined to try any technique, no matter how irrational, to restore what is missing there.


Are you going to continually ignore my points about heuristics and metalogic?

Or are you just going to assert, "well, ethics eh? Can't be logic cause if you formulated every variable precisely it would all be too hard to calculate but humans can do it!" As if how we arrive at ethical conclusions weren't a factor of what is essentially a heuristic mechanism derived evolutionarily for social behaviour.

But please, continue beating that strawman. Keep on banging on about logical formalisms that only deal with absolute and optimal solutions even though we've moved way beyond that.

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