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71 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 15 February 2008 10:53PM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 February 2008 12:03:07AM 7 points [-]

Oh, yes, I forgot to mention one of the most important rules in Rationalist Taboo:

You can't Taboo math.

Stating an equation is always allowed.

But of course, you can still point to an element of a mathematical formula and ask "What does this term apply to? Answer without saying..."