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50 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 15 March 2007 06:04PM

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Comment author: Luke_A_Somers 05 September 2011 04:19:03PM 11 points [-]

Regulation isn't a scalar. Your question is malformed.

Comment author: DanielLC 05 September 2011 11:24:25PM 0 points [-]

True, but it can be approximated as such. If the government regulates what needs to be regulated most, with a certain error corresponding to how bad the government is at figuring out what needs to be regulated, how much should the government regulate?