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* Terminal values vs instrumental
 
* Terminal values vs instrumental
* What are the terminal values of humanity?
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* The terminal values of humanity?
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** A partial list
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** The complexity of human values
 
* The [[paperclip maximizer]] and [[AIXI]] an examples
 
* The [[paperclip maximizer]] and [[AIXI]] an examples
 
* Benevolence as an instrumental and as a terminal value  
 
* Benevolence as an instrumental and as a terminal value  
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** Kantian
 
** Kantian
 
** Other
 
** Other
* [[Subgoal stomp]] (standard term is "goal displacement"; maybe other terms)
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* [[Subgoal stomp]] ("goal displacement")
 
** A person wants to get rich to better enjoy life, and because of a total focus on money, becomes a workaholic focused on money for its own sake.
 
** A person wants to get rich to better enjoy life, and because of a total focus on money, becomes a workaholic focused on money for its own sake.
 
** Humans as adaptation executors
 
** Humans as adaptation executors

Revision as of 21:28, 24 August 2012

  • Terminal values vs instrumental
  • The terminal values of humanity?
    • A partial list
    • The complexity of human values
  • The paperclip maximizer and AIXI an examples
  • Benevolence as an instrumental and as a terminal value
  • Shifts in human terminal values
    • Kantian
    • Other
  • Subgoal stomp ("goal displacement")
    • A person wants to get rich to better enjoy life, and because of a total focus on money, becomes a workaholic focused on money for its own sake.
    • Humans as adaptation executors