On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 06:01:04AM -0500, Roger Clough wrote:
> Hi Bruno
> 
> In my discussions of intelligence, I define intelligence
> as the ability to (fairly freely) make one's own choices.
> 

A bit of an odd definition, don't you think? A purely rational being
does not have a free choice, they must choose what's best according totheir
utility function.

Your definition entails that purely rational beings (eg homo
economicus) are not intelligent.

Cheers
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