Re: Intelligence increase (dynamic ontology)

Hara Ra (
Wed, 22 Jan 1997 17:29:15 -0800

Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote:
> [Lyle:]
> > In other words, *speed* of thought has very little to do with it.
> > If you speed up somebody's thought processes but leave his ontology
> > the same, he will just miss the point a hundred times faster.
> Even a normal human who lived for a few trillion years could
> probably figure out most of the Secrets of The Universe.

You are definitely an Extropian Optimist here. I believe for most
"normal" humans the Secret Of the Universe is one of:

God Said So
Shit Happens

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