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Jesse comments on Tsuyoku vs. the Egalitarian Instinct - Less Wrong

26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 28 March 2007 05:49PM

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Comment author: Jesse 29 March 2007 04:32:58AM 0 points [-]

Regarding downplaying accomplishments and such, just look at what can happen when a high school softball team completely demolishes another one:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/sports/2003639381_ko28.html

The winning coach does nothing but talk about how terrible it is, saying, among other things, "If anything positive can come out of this, it's that we can implement some new rules so this never happens again." Sheesh.