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101 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 26 September 2007 04:14PM

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Comment author: steven 27 September 2007 02:53:52PM 1 point [-]

Nuclear war would have been unimaginably awful, and Petrov deserves all the positive attention he's getting and more. But there's a distinction between destroying the world and destroying much of the world, and our descendants a millions years from now, if any, will find this distinction very significant.