Re: MEMETICS: The Triumph of Reason

Mitchell Porter (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 09:34:46 +1000 (EST)

[Eliezer Yudkowsky]
>I've always thought that there's probably a sizable amount of
>personality duplication going on; maybe no more than a million or two
>unique belief systems.

[Robin Hanson]
> But why would there be only 1M points in belief space,
> a space defined finely enough to specific laundry preferences?

All you need are 33 binary degrees of freedom of belief, and then there
are more points in belief space than there are human beings.