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36 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 November 2007 07:47AM

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Comment author: Anonymous11 08 November 2007 01:10:58AM 5 points [-]

Dude, trying to gain an evolutionary advantage by "restraint in breeding" is like trying to get rich by overpaying your income tax. Hey, every extra dollar you give the IRS is one dollar removed from the national debt, which should improve the economy... and give you as an individual some utterly microscopic imperceptible benefit, w00t!