Omega (alien philosopher-troll)

by Eliezer Yudkowsky Jul 10 2016 updated Jul 10 2016

The entity that sets up all those trolley problems. An alien philosopher/troll imbued with unlimited powers, excellent predictive ability, and very odd motives.

By tradition, "Omega" is the standard name of the alien philosopher-troll who goes around putting humans into weird dilemmas. If you ever see five people tied to a trolley track, it's probably Omega who tied them there. Omega has awesome material powers, an incredibly accurate ability to predict human behavior, and rather inscrutable motives.

Some of Omega's known properties: