From: Adrian Tymes (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 22:32:09 MST
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.
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