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(Permalink) Posted: June 20 2006,13:27   

'Thirst for knowledge' may be opium craving

Dam*n!  that explains the addictive nature of PT.

This preference for novel concepts also has evolutionary value, he added.

"The system is essentially designed to maximize the rate at which you acquire new but interpretable [understandable] information. Once you have acquired the information, you best spend your time learning something else.

...and this explains why creobots get so boring so quickly.

"And the sea will grant each man new hope..."


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