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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 19 September 2007 01:54AM

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Comment author: Sebastian_Hagen2 19 September 2007 10:34:57PM 0 points [-]

josh wrote: Sebastian,

I know a jazz musician who is not an accountant.

Josh, note that it is not sufficient for one such person to exist; that person also has to be in the set of 100,000 people Eliezer postulated to allow one to conclude the strict inclusion between the two subsets mentioned.