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62 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 22 August 2007 03:40AM

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Comment author: Constant2 22 August 2007 08:22:37PM 1 point [-]

"This is not innocent! Just because everyone does it, doesn't make it okay."

That's not what I said. I said it is okay, directly. Not because everyone does it, but because it is a legitimate aspect of some kinds of valuable learning. But there's probably a miscommunication here about exactly what "it" refers to. My point was to try to draw a distinction between a couple of things which you seem to have missed in your reply.