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Hul-Gil comments on Politics is the Mind-Killer - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Hul-Gil 24 April 2012 01:25:21AM *  0 points [-]

The beauty of politics is that there is just enough uncertainty to make every position appear plausible to some portion of the public, even in those rare cases where there is definitive "proof" (however defined) that one particular position is correct. [emphasis added]

Well, that doesn't sound very beautiful.

Comment author: gokhalea 24 April 2012 02:02:33PM 0 points [-]

its beautiful in its complexity. its amazing (not in a critical sense, but as an observer) that no can be definitely right in a valuable way about anything. As a reality of life that we must accept and deal with, i think its fascinating, a seemingly impenetrable issue.