Posted by: Mark Waser | Oct 28, 2010

Über Rationality vs. Altruism: Round 2


GIVEN

– Rationality = fulfilling your goals optimally

– Fulfilling any one of your goals = ~Altruism

SIMPLE LOGICAL MANIPULATION PROVES

– Altruism = ~Rationality

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(Yes, yes, yes . . . . if you really want/NEED to be picky (you über rationalist ;-)) there is also the obvious assumption/given that fulfilling any one of your goals is a necessary subset of fulfilling your goals optimally)

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