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38 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 October 2007 11:47PM

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Comment author: SeanMCoincon 12 September 2014 10:10:07PM 0 points [-]

"... people seem to get a tremendous emotional kick out of not knowing something. " Could be simple schadenfreude: asserting that "no one" knows a thing, even those demonstrably more intelligent than yourself, has the emotional effect of knocking them down into the same mud in which you already believe yourself to be mired. Not productive, but good solace for those unwilling to be productive.