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38 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 17 October 2008 01:07AM

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Comment author: Carinthium 03 December 2010 03:42:25AM 2 points [-]

1- A good theory can feel "ugly" simply hecause it is counter-intuitive.

2- Checking up now, so not deciding to agree or disagree yet.

3- You listed North Korea, the U.S.S.R, and Iran as examples- I was refuting them.

4- Muslim Middle Eastern commoners aren't that well educated- what signs would they have of American influence? And what reason would they have to delude themselves.

5- Why should it be preferable? I don't see a good reason. Even your example doesn't work- the U.S government is in many ways bad, but is better then the Chinese.