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mare-of-night comments on Strategic ignorance and plausible deniability - Less Wrong

41 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 10 August 2011 09:30AM

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Comment author: mare-of-night 26 August 2013 10:41:41PM 4 points [-]

I've recently started to have real secrets to keep (which I'm not used to), and it's making me really appreciate when people help me keep plausible deniability.

I think I remember people on this site saying that the most important part of a secret is that a secret exists. How true that is seems to depend on whether the person who learns that a secret exists wants to cooperate with you on keeping the secret (including from themselves), and how good they are at doing that.