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80 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 November 2007 06:57AM

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Comment author: TGGP4 02 November 2007 07:34:38PM 2 points [-]

Eliezer, out of curiousity did you include the Azathoth references because of my earlier comments here or were you already thinking of it?

Mencius Moldbug has also used the idea of an alien's perspective on earth in order to break out of conventional wisdom. In his case it was named Beatrice. I think it was a good idea (I suggested something like it earlier) that he executed poorly.

douglas, I don't think you understand transitional fossils all that well. No Darwinist thinks there's any problem or unexpected gap in the record. Also, some quick googling and wikipediaing didn't turn up anything about a different form of evolution for tubercolosis strain w, provide some links.

DaCracka, Dawkins is not at all pissed off by the Platypus. He makes it one of his high-lighted examples in The Ancestor's Tale.