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

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Comment author: bokov 24 September 2013 06:03:17PM 12 points [-]

Or, how about telling kids that Santa is rewarding or punishing them for how he predicts they will act during the coming year? Get them started on Newcomb problems!

Comment author: lavalamp 24 September 2013 11:50:22PM 7 points [-]

"Santa put a really awesome gift in this present if and only if he predicted that you'd destroy all your other gifts without opening them before opening this gift."