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58 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 August 2007 09:13PM

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Comment author: Tyrrell_McAllister 22 June 2011 05:11:56AM 4 points [-]

If you teach students to think this way, you're saying "The world is governed by comprehensible scientific laws -- which is irrelevant, because people are constantly screwing with you."

You are teaching them that, if they understand the scientific laws, they can catch the people constantly screwing with them.