Re: Vote on Valuess, Bet on Beliefs

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 06:55:54 MDT

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Robin Hanson wrote:
> >
> > I may not have done a perfect job, but I really do address such issues
> > in the paper. Maybe you could give it a look before criticizing it?
> Are you talking about the section "The Rich Would Have More Influence"?
> As far as I can tell, your response is that rational rich people won't
> bet badly. It's not the rational ones I'm worried about.

The idea that one rich person betting badly with $1 million dollars is
somehow worse than 1 million joe sixpacks betting badly with $1 each
boggles the mind with its absurdity...

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