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125 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 17 November 2011 07:28PM

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Comment author: Logos01 21 November 2011 03:51:02PM 3 points [-]

I expect that getting this to work would require quite an intricate web of self-deception, and most who tried this would simply fail, one way or another.

Eh. I suspect you're over-thinking it. Capturing the feeling in order to cultivate a proper emotional balance as to achieve an outcome is a measurably useful phenomenon. If it doesn't work, stop doing it.