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55 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 July 2007 05:45PM

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Comment author: Hopefully_Anonymous2 14 July 2007 02:21:42PM 0 points [-]

It may be a fair question of whether better outcomes result when a substantial portion of the population is taught followign directions rather than to think critically. Sort of like how the Straussians approach religion and how the armed forces approach chain of command.

Comment author: pnrjulius 09 April 2012 06:09:47AM 2 points [-]

Are you suggesting humans are too stupid to be rationalists?

But then, what do we do with all the stupid obedient people? And what's to stop them from becoming Nazis (again)?