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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 November 2008 07:26AM

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Comment author: Z._M._Davis 23 November 2008 04:39:21PM 0 points [-]

"Are you familiar with Ricardo's [...]"

It was cute in "The Simple Truth," but in the book, you might want to consider cutting down on the anachronisms. Intelligences who've never seen an intelligence falls under standard suspension-of-disbelief, but explicit mention of Ricardo or the Wright brothers is a bit grating.