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Vulture comments on Why the tails come apart - Less Wrong

116 Post author: Thrasymachus 01 August 2014 10:41PM

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Comment author: Vulture 08 August 2014 02:51:30AM 1 point [-]

Should the first "pretty" there be "very", or am I misunderstanding the point?

Comment author: ShardPhoenix 08 August 2014 03:58:28AM 3 points [-]

To put it more simply, there's no causal reason why the tallest shouldn't also be the strongest - it's just unlikely in practice for anyone to be both at the same time, because both traits (super-height and super-strength) are rare and (sufficiently) independent.