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59 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 February 2008 11:57PM

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Comment author: [deleted] 05 November 2012 09:48:51PM 1 point [-]

The hope is that it takes less courage to visualize an uncomfortable state of affairs as a thought experiment, than to consider how likely it is to be true. But then after you do the former, it becomes easier to do the latter.

And again you manage to condense a wise life lesson to two sentences. I should really write them down.