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thomblake comments on The Hero With A Thousand Chances - Less Wrong

63 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 31 July 2009 04:25AM

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Comment author: thomblake 31 July 2009 02:13:26PM 0 points [-]

Well, you write for your audience. Most of the relevant background is actually discussed somewhere on this site.

Comment author: lavalamp 31 July 2009 03:30:31PM 3 points [-]

Of course. It's just that I'd like to use this to introduce (it's short and interesting) the anthropic principle to people (should I ever have the occasion to do so), but you can't understand this without knowing about the anthropic principle. :(