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Literate Chaotic / Re: The Death of the Vampire Trope
« on: Today at 06:55:51 am »
The Strain is just so effortlessly sexy :lulz:

I really liked your story, Trix. Stoned or not stoned, it was perfect!

Thank you!

This probably isn't the place for it but I only have a minute...
My Internet is down for awhile, so I'll be scarce until I get a new router.

I'll try to check in when I can!

I think I got a linksys around, and maybe a generic Wyfi.  PM if whatever :)

The last article you linked re: less-wrong had some incriminating potential, if one were so inclined.  I'm not one to judge, I just don't like the way they think.  And anything else I say will be pretty much as condescending as they are toxic.

Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: MRSA P FOR(UM}me
« on: July 28, 2014, 08:45:36 pm »
So I checked-out that translation site - very cool.  The Blood/Crips applet - was an awesome bonus.  Did you know I also made an alphabet once? 

TY Junk -  going to check-out the above - I am starting to feel like maybe I didn't really give the problem enough thought (maybe it's because deep down, I'm a belieber :lol:)

totally nonplussed by the "terrible danger" posed by Roko's Basilisk

How well do you understand timeless decision theory?

It's a rather critical aspect of why Roko's Basilisk is considered such a dangerous line of thought.  Without that knowledge, it would seem little more than Pascal's Wager.

Without getting mired by details, the "timelessness" of TDT is here understood as the inevitability of a singularity.  Isomorphically, the existence of god, on the other, left-hand side, is the condition on the possibility of being able to choose in the first place.  Either way, you are subject to the slave-thought of linear causality.  I don't care what box you choose, just don't cut yourself with that blade :lulz:


Lucifer, you are coming across as uncharacteristically lucid. Are you sick?
Oh, positively, and it won't heal like you.

So I was looking for something interesting and was totally nonplussed by the "terrible danger" posed by Roko's Basilisk.  Essentially, it's just a re-wording of Pascal's wager:
                    God exists (G)        God does not exist (G)
Belief (B)    +∞ (infinite gain)         −1 (finite loss)
Disbelief (B)   −∞ (infinite loss)    +1 (finite gain)

Replace "God exists" with "RB will have existed".

Reverse the wager and replace RB with Flying Spag Monster.

Let go and have fun.

Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: MRSA P FOR(UM}me
« on: July 27, 2014, 08:56:47 pm »
I think I may seen some myself recently.  Very, very small (specks of dust like) and absurdly fast red (bright) and black things.  They initially move 2-4 inches in a burst, say, up to half a cubit.  Then they float for a moment and twirl in their slip-stream, before taking off again.  Are these the fuckers of which you speak?

Okay, okay.  So I have been trying to communicate my thinking to others for the past decade, and transmission rates still hover around nought.  Mostly, I find people intentionally equivocate and confuse the point because there's nothing they don't already care to know.  The worst is when they get combative

Well yeah, what's the point of a philosophy if you don't act on it?
Think about it :lulz:

Teted, I knew there was a reason to resist my pride.

My computer may have just turned into a paperweight...

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