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38 Post author: Mitchell_Porter 22 March 2011 12:06PM

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Comment author: JoshuaFox 24 March 2011 08:36:42AM 3 points [-]

Yet as frequently discussed, the instrumental rationality techniques advocated here have not yet proven that they can generate significantly more successful people, in research or other areas.

I am all in favor of attempting the impossible, but do you want to attempt one impossible task (generating significantly more rational/successful people in a way never before done) as a prerequisite to another impossible task (FAI)?