Re: Psychedelic singularities

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Sun, 15 Dec 1996 20:29:21 -0600

>I think it may be
>a good idea to learn about what mental states one can reach, and what
>properties they have (some can be surprising, I get better at set theory
>when I have a cold and much more creative when dead tired).

I have much faster reflexes when ill. I also once read a sizable book -
I think around 300 pages - in around 20 minutes after taking Tylenol and
drinking a Coke at 3 AM.

Can you be more specific about "much more creative"?

And, as always, remember that frustration leads to higher SAT scores.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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