Robert Bradbury wrote:
>However the other part of this "if life was all happiness, people would become
>bored" raises interesting issues.
That sounds like nonsense to me.
In any case, we can say with absolute confidence is that boredom is not
going to be a problem. Boredom is an emotion and already we have means
(drugs etc.) that can reliably dispel boredom for extended periods (albeit
sometimes with side-effects). It is unthinkable that a jupiterbrain SI
wouldn't be able to figure out a way of avoiding the boredom emotion if it
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