Paperclip maximizer

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A paperclip maximizer is an entity with a simple utility function. It wants to maximize the number of paperclips in the universe. Nothing else matters to it. If it believes that killing you and using the atoms in your corpse as raw materials to make paperclips will increase the number of paperclips in the universe, it will do so.