The Simulation Argument Gets Us Nowhere

The Simulation Argument Gets Us Nowhere

I have a great respect for Bostrom, and genuinely believe him to be one of the most important thinkers alive today. I agree with a great many of his ideas, and have been influenced my many of his essays over the last decade, from What is a Singleton? to Utopia and...
How to Optimize the Universe

How to Optimize the Universe

This past week I posted the following on Facebook, in reference to my article Where Should Humanity Steer Sentience?: If utilitronium (a conscious, super-blissful substrate) could simultaneously explore future kinds of “the good” (beyond utilitarianism),...