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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 December 2007 11:08PM

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Comment author: Paul_Crowley2 08 December 2007 02:17:14AM 1 point [-]

So the point is that the idiots who are directly useless - make no useful contributions, have no ideas, spark nothing good - may be useful because they give shelter for others who want to raise controversial ideas?

I'd want to see a group not already mad that suffered for not having an idiot in their number before I believed it...