[SEQ RERUN] Evolved Desires

by MinibearRex1 min read11th Dec 2012No comments


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Today's post, Evolved Desires was originally published on December 5, 2008. A summary:


How much can evolutionary biology calculations tell us about how humans will consider competitive scenarios, and therefore help us predict whether or not a singleton will occur.

Discuss the post here (rather than in the comments to the original post).

This post is part of the Rerunning the Sequences series, where we'll be going through Eliezer Yudkowsky's old posts in order so that people who are interested can (re-)read and discuss them. The previous post was Beware Hockey Stick Plans, and you can use the sequence_reruns tag or rss feed to follow the rest of the series.

Sequence reruns are a community-driven effort. You can participate by re-reading the sequence post, discussing it here, posting the next day's sequence reruns post, or summarizing forthcoming articles on the wiki. Go here for more details, or to have meta discussions about the Rerunning the Sequences series.

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