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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 November 2007 08:41PM

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Comment author: pnrjulius 05 May 2012 09:43:53PM 7 points [-]

It's possible that anger was a byproduct of something else which is adaptive (certainly such evolutionary byproducts exist)... but it seems pretty unlikely in this case. Anger is a rather complicated thing that seems to have its own modular brain systems; it doesn't seem to be a byproduct of anything else.