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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 10 December 2007 06:18AM

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Comment author: LG 10 December 2007 03:25:39PM 1 point [-]

I've thought that the single best thing that could happen our species is a hostile alien invasion (short of electronic transcendence, that is).

I don't feel this in/out group bias very strongly -- so I think it's possible to eliminate the mentality under certain circumstances. The question becomes, what are those circumstances, and how can they be reliably recreated?