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25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 06 February 2008 09:20PM

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Comment author: LG 07 February 2008 09:17:41PM 0 points [-]

Lee, you're confusing the map with the territory, to borrow Eli's phrasing. Percentages are just a convenient way to label the ratio, or difference, between values, but they are not *precisely* the difference, just an arbitrary representation.