From: Jacques Du Pasquier (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 03:58:56 MST
Adrian Tymes wrote (5.1.2002/21:32) :
> Jacques Du Pasquier wrote:
> > Anders Sandberg wrote (1.1.2002/21:36) :
> > > The excitement of creativity and watching our projects unfold is only
> > > matched by the the delicious feeling of anticipation just before
> > > springing into action.
> > If this is true, couldn't one rationnally prefer to remain in this
> > delicious anticipation, indefinitely delaying the springing into
> > action ?
> Unfortunately, no, for the joy from anticipation only comes because one
> believes the action will be soon. If one believes - and espeically if
> one causes to be - that the action will be indefinitely (or even
> finitely but significantly) delayed, the anticipation is reduced.
You can keep ready for springing into action at the next second all
the time. (Of course I don't say you SHOULD do that. I just... well,
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