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Vladimir_Nesov comments on Purchase Fuzzies and Utilons Separately - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Vladimir_Nesov 10 January 2010 01:32:47PM 1 point [-]

The difference seems to be that the appeal of lottery tickets is already a change from the baseline (in the wrong direction), caused by confusion, and so it's easier to retract this appeal by understanding the situation. Removing more immediate inbuilt drives is on the other hand infeasible.