On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 01:48:35PM -0800, meekerdb wrote:
> On 1/18/2014 9:33 PM, Russell Standish wrote:
> >BTW did you mean irrational unpredicatibility? Rational
> >unpredictability is an oxymoron.
> "Why did you do that?"
> "I wanted to be unpredictable."
> "Why did you want to be unpredictable."
> "So my opponent cannot possibly anticipate my move."
> Sounds rational to me.
> Brent

More like meta-rational, if you like. If the action taken was
nonoptimal according to your utility - like donating money to a
charity when your utility is how much money you own, then it is still
irrational by definition.


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