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DSimon comments on The Affect Heuristic - Less Wrong

37 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 November 2007 07:58AM

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Comment author: DSimon 18 April 2012 11:56:55PM 1 point [-]

get thee behind me, Satan!

Why do people want Satan to go behind them? Isn't that just asked to be stabbed in the back with a pitchfork? If I thought it would have any effect I'd tend to go for something like "Get the frak away from me, Satan!".

Comment author: wedrifid 19 April 2012 12:12:02AM 1 point [-]

If I thought it would have any effect I'd tend to go for something like "Get the frak away from me, Satan!".

Not 'go to hell'?