Fun Theory

Sep 22, 2018

by pranomostro

A concrete theory of transhuman values. How much fun is there in the universe? Will we ever run out of fun? Are we having fun yet? Could we be having more fun? Part of the complexity of value thesis.

Also forms part of the fully general answer to religious theodicy.

Sequence by Eliezer Yudkowsky, imported from the wiki. Overlaps with Value Theory.

Missing: Amputation of Destiny.

The Fun Theory Sequence

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Prolegomena to a Theory of Fun

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High Challenge

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Complex Novelty

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Continuous Improvement

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Sensual Experience

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Living By Your Own Strength

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Free to Optimize

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Harmful Options

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Devil's Offers

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Nonperson Predicates

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Nonsentient Optimizers

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Can't Unbirth a Child

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Dunbar's Function

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In Praise of Boredom

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Sympathetic Minds

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Interpersonal Entanglement

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Failed Utopia #4-2

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Growing Up is Hard

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Changing Emotions

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Emotional Involvement

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Serious Stories

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Eutopia is Scary

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Building Weirdtopia

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Justified Expectation of Pleasant Surprises

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Seduced by Imagination

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Justified Expectation of Pleasant Surprises

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Seduced by Imagination

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The Uses of Fun (Theory)

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Higher Purpose

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