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55 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 06 May 2007 11:47PM

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Comment author: avichapman 02 May 2012 09:41:11PM 7 points [-]

Neat. This helped me less than a day after I read it. I find dieting hard, and this morning my work ran out of milk. I felt that I had no alternative but to purchase fast food for breakfast. I quickly realised that this fit the pattern of a false dilemma, noticed my place in the pattern as the guy with the hidden motive and forced myself to look for other options. It didn't take me long after that to discover that while the two kitchens in my building were empty of milk, there were other buildings.

Huzzah!