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104 Post author: Alicorn 01 June 2010 12:43AM

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Comment author: MartinB 01 June 2010 12:04:49PM 6 points [-]

disagreed. Using fiction to drive a point home works pretty well. And the examples illustrate and aehm illuminate their respective points. There is no need to take real life examples which would not be as illustrative.

Comment author: Bindbreaker 01 June 2010 05:20:20PM 1 point [-]

I would rather have examples that better conform to reality than examples that are better characterizations of the principles in question.