- Terminal values vs instrumental
- What are the terminal values of humanity?
- The paperclip maximizer and AIXI an examples
- Benevolence as an instrumental and as a terminal value
- Shifts in human terminal values
- Subgoal stomp (standard term is "goal displacement"; maybe other terms)
- 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