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75 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 01 April 2009 09:51AM

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Comment author: John_Maxwell_IV 02 April 2009 03:32:25AM 3 points [-]

My plan to get myself to purchase utilons is to find the most efficient fuzzy cause I can, then say "This is how important it is for me to save my money." Then when the time comes to purchase utilons, I can say "You know that all-important fuzzy cause? Turns out there are even better causes out there, although they might not make you feel quite so warm inside."