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

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Comment author: steven 17 October 2008 06:22:18PM 0 points [-]

you will realize that Osama bin Laden would be far more likely to say, "I hate pornography" than "I hate freedom"

There's a difference between hating freedom and saying you hate freedom. There's also a difference between hating freedom and hating our freedom; the latter phrasing rules out Bin Laden misredefining the word to suit his own purposes. And thirdly it's possible to hate freedom and hate pornography more than freedom.