Originally Posted by RecoveringYuppy
Depends on how exactly the enlightened state is realized.
In a world where Natural Intelligence exists, what will stop us from doing this once with one person and then copying the results into all subsequent persons to skip the training period?
Turns out that copying the exact state of the electrochemical soup that represents the enlightened state is a problem that stops us cold. And that's before we even get to the problems of how to induce that in another brain without killing its owner.