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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 30 October 2007 02:50AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 30 October 2007 04:24:10AM 7 points [-]

Anon, I deliberately didn't say what I thought, because I guessed that other people would think a different answer was "obvious". I didn't want to prejudice the responses.

Comment author: [deleted] 24 March 2015 07:46:30PM 0 points [-]

So what do you think?

Comment author: dxu 24 March 2015 08:27:40PM 4 points [-]

He gives his answer here.

Comment author: [deleted] 25 March 2015 01:00:46PM 0 points [-]

Thank you!

Comment author: coldlyrationalogic 10 April 2015 02:43:43PM 0 points [-]

Exactly, if Elizier had went out and said what he thought, nothing good would come out of it. The point is to make you think.