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31 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 December 2007 04:44PM

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Comment author: Joshua_Fox 02 December 2007 08:45:10PM 0 points [-]

I've always thought it was silly to call great football players "heroes." But in fact, people can be heroes (in the sense of role models) in one area of life and not in others. You can admire and be inspired by a role model's athleticism, intellectual honesty, kindness, etc. even though these are not usually found all together in one person.