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53 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 09 August 2007 01:46AM

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Comment author: pnrjulius 05 July 2012 04:46:27AM 1 point [-]

I'm saying that the truth is not so horrifying that it will cause you to go into depression.

This is what I hope and desire to be true. But what I'm asking for here is evidence that this is the case, to counteract the evidence from depressive realism that would seem to say that no, actually the world is so terrible that depression is the only rational response.

What reason do we have to think that the world doesn't suck?

Comment author: RRam 07 November 2015 06:57:52AM 0 points [-]

We have lived this far. Our forefathers lived here successfully satisfying their wishers. Our children will also live here. That is the evidence, reason and inspiration to face sucking world and make it more comfortable