Re: Future Perfect

Dan Hook (
Thu, 18 Mar 1999 16:29:56 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 17 Mar 1999, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> And today's question is:
> Where do you want to live?
> Permutation City?
> The Culture?
> The High Beyond?

The High Beyond. There is actual, real work to do in the high beyond. A resident there may have to deal with the fact that there are superior beings, but said resident is not dependent upon them. A High Beyonder also has the chance to grow without bound, something that is not as true in the other scenarios.

Dan Hook
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