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You say women do not have testosterone; they do. 0.5 to 2.4 nmol/L, specifically.

aphyer said "I wouldn't be willing to play Tic-Tac-Toe with this AI for the fate of the human race," not that he wouldn't be willing to play Tic-Tac-Toe with the thing. It beating you at Tic-Tac-Toe doesn't change anything, your incentives to let it out haven't shifted (unless you're a dedicated student of Tic-Tac-Toe eager to learn from the AI).

 1) As a young man I spent some time jumping back and forth between being single and being in a relationship. Both states felt stable, like two distinct equilibria. 

2) Also as a young man I had friends who pursued higher education and friends who didn't; then there were those who alternated between the two states, once or twice or more. Perhaps not the best example because college is not an ending state but a beginning stage. 

3) I'm reminded of the first two lines in "All My Love" by Led Zeppelin: "should I drop out of my farmer life / to ch

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I found this amazing story by searching on LW "Terence McKenna." It's obviously also inspired by Alan Watts, or at least the same things that inspired him. Lovely metaphor, with "getting out of the car."