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

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Comment author: Bob3 08 February 2008 02:55:57AM 6 points [-]


I'm suggesting that you ask yourself "does this *really* matter?" before you post. You've made contributions to past threads but now we get comments like "a tendency on the part of the authors to make incredibly sloppy, poorly-supported, and ..." that signal an attack dog mentality. Why is "incredibly" part of this sentence? Does it add anything except flame? Do you really find the "errors" you comment on incredible?

You may care more about the methods than the conclusions but, personally, I visit OB more for the questions than the answers.

Sorry to highjack the thread but I think that increased civility warrants attention.