Re: Modeling God (was Re: The pool we're trying to paddle in)

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Apr 12 2001 - 21:39:21 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> Travas Gunnell wrote:
> > Additionally, for most religions one just can't
> > say "I believe" and leave it at that. One must also
> > agree to a certain set of dictates that one must live
> > thier lives by. -Travas
> It matters not what one *believes* Travas, only how
> many dollars one places into the collection plate.
> Orthodoxy is pretty much irrelevant, so long as one
> puts out the bucks. spike

This is admittedly the holy dogma of the Church of the Subgenius, Spike,
but I'm not sure you can generalize from there to other religions.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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