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46 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 14 May 2007 02:53AM

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Comment author: Douglas_Knight2 14 May 2007 06:20:16AM 4 points [-]

Your conclusion matches your data, but the data is suspiciously focused on charity. Is scope neglect easier to elicit in such contexts? Other explanations include it being hard to make large numbers relevant, and lack of imagination by researchers.