On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 10:13:22PM -0800, meekerdb wrote:
> On 1/19/2014 7:09 PM, Russell Standish wrote:
> >That's not the definition. A rational agent is someone who always
> >chooses the optimal course of action, not that there might be a reason
> >for it.
> Isn't "being optimal" a reason?

Yes - a specific reason, not any old reason.


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