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89 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 September 2007 06:31PM

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Comment author: Maha 14 December 2011 12:32:56AM 1 point [-]

I don't think these statements are entirely vacuous. Even when their content is little more than a tautology, their actual meaning is something else entirely, at least in politics; they represent that the speaker is aware of the jargon, willing to use it, essentially moderate/"pragmatic" and prone to maintaining the status quo.