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Comment author: gwern 30 June 2012 06:26:32PM *  5 points [-]

Which re-appeared in Methods of Rationality years later as 'WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD': http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5782108/64/Harry_Potter_and_the_Methods_of_Rationality

...MORPHEUS: The machines tell elegant lies.

(Pause.)

NEO (in a small voice): Could I please have a real physics textbook?

MORPHEUS: There is no such thing, Neo. The universe doesn't run on math.

Comment author: mwengler 01 July 2012 01:06:31AM 0 points [-]

This is the first comment I have ever wanted to upvote multiple times.