Re: psi as a boundary breaking possibility

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Jul 13 2000 - 19:30:50 MDT

Damien Broderick quotes:
> "That would mean "average correct response" about any randomly chosen target
> [location, photograph, person, event, etc.], once one has also taken into
> consideration all responses [including wrong ones for the same target].
> Usually its merit is considered only for those items that are meaningful to
> a site as regards content - not the fact that since it's outdoors it has to
> have grass present [which wouldn't be considered.] I might add, that the
> content in almost all cases is determined prior to inclusion into a common
> target pool. This also includes targets "hit" versus targets "missed",
> missed being a function of obviously not making any connection with a target
> in the first place. And yes, it is generating any description for what could
> be anything, against chance expectations for same."

Is it just me, or does this totally fail to even begin to address my

--    Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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