EP was: Why playing it safe is the most dangerous thing

From: Keith Henson (hkhenson@rogers.com)
Date: Thu Mar 16 2006 - 19:36:00 MST

At 09:48 AM 3/15/2006 +1000, Olie Lamb wrote:


>Another, contested implication of neg-utility models is the pinprick
>A much more sensible approach, which gets the benefits of neg-utility, but
>doesn't suffer its pitfalls, is maxi-min utilitarianism, where the goal is
>to make the least-well-off person in a group as happy as possible. This
>model also has flaws, but they're not /quite/ as absurd.

This entire subject makes a lot more sense considered from EP/EEA/inclusive

Keith Henson

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