Do people ever change? Are we resistant to learning?

sensible27
the problem is (seems like) we wish the surface would change not caring about the fundamentals, we don't feel about things fundamentally we feel the surface. We're neural nets with reward functions but the reward function is repulsive to a change in the reward function so we get stuck wanting to do the irrational things again and again trying to justify them instead of building things and rebuilding ourselves from the point up. Imagine an ai system with a goal it's trying to maximize, say collecting stamps now being given a new utility function say collecting water or caring for and not killing kids/and children while it collects stamps would be seen an interference in its original utility function/goal, something that comes in the way/restricts in its goal of maximizing the number of collected stamps. we feel how others react and how we react but we don't "feel" the mechanism, the things that cause those reactions. we want the surface to change but not us. the mechanisms.

corrigibility is defined as being capable of being set right. corrigibility of humans seems to exist on a more on the secondary scale to the limbic system essentially the cortex. Maybe thats one reason it can be said consciousness exists on a secondary scale in a way the thing that corrects you isn't fundamentally a part of you it's something that exists as a secondary something. Corrigibility is a system understanding it's incomplete, "unfinished" and maybe we understand that but maybe on a secondary scale. "In almost any situation being given a new utility function is gonna rate very low on your current utility function"
It's sometimes odd maybe delightfully odd how sometimes simple statements can can make seemingly complex topics/ and things simple, "In almost any situation being given a new utility function is gonna rate very low on your current utility function"

https://youtu.be/3TYT1QfdfsM

https://youtu.be/4l7Is6vOAOA
Do people ever change? Are we resistant to learning?
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