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57 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 10 October 2008 10:08PM

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Comment author: Brandon_Reinhart 11 October 2008 05:53:25AM 2 points [-]

A good reminder. I've recently been studying anarcho-capitalism. It's easy to get excited about a new, different perspective that has some internal consistency and offers alternatives to obvious existing problems. Best to keep these warnings in mind when evaluating new systems, particularly when they have an ideological origin.

Comment author: Normal_Anomaly 17 January 2011 02:59:12PM *  0 points [-]

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Replace "anarcho-capitalism" with "singularitarianism" and that's the experience I'm having. It's not so much wondering if a long-held belief is false as wondering if the new belief I'm picking up is false.