Sigh. I seem to be getting sloppy. Second oops in a row.
Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> True. Perhaps I should say opinion-independent rather than
> observer-dependent. Given the number of strange games physics plays with
> observers, this is certainly possible. But evolution is absolutely dependent
> on the observing gene, since it's a differential competition; and unless I see
> some excellent evidence, I'm not going to seriously consider the possibility
> that our particular type of observer-independence translates exactly into
The above sentence is supposed to parse:
But I don't see an observer-dependence scenario (of plausibility comparable to observer-independence) which contributes a large anti-Singularity factor.
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