Eliezer S. Yudkowsky, <email@example.com>, writes:
> Stan Kretler wrote:
> > But thought about * why* taking a controlled sip from a tidal
> > wave is a worthwhile goal seems to be absent from this list.
With apologies to Swift:
Sub goals have super goals
Upon their backs to ride 'em;
And super goals have superior goals
And so ad infinitum...