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

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 July 2008 09:44:38PM 0 points [-]

I would show the proof to as many moral philosophers as I could

Boy, I sure wouldn't. Ever read Cherniak's "The Riddle of the Universe and Its Solution"?

I am well aware that a fundamentalist could take my previous paragraph, replace "killing babies" with "oral sex" and thus make his prudery unassailable by argument. So much the worse for him, I say.

I sympathize, but I don't think that really solves the dilemma.