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68 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 November 2007 09:01AM

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Comment author: TGGP4 26 November 2007 06:22:51AM 2 points [-]

mtc, you could make a few volumes of Dilbert your required reading The Logical Fallacy of Generalization from Fictional Evidence Better evidence for dysfunctional corporate governance is here and here.

It means that contrary to his protestations, Robin really is a libertarian, and he is trying to push the meme that libertarian positions are really vanilla mainstream positions. Someone who is doing the exact opposite of overcoming bias, iow. Robin Hanson has contrarian rather than vanilla mainstream positions, and is quite explicit about that. When he mentioned schools he didn't single out public schools (Eliezer, for example attended a Hebrew school).