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25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 December 2008 05:41PM

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Comment author: Aron 11 December 2008 08:29:39PM 0 points [-]

"In a foom that took two years.."

The people of the future will be in a considerably better position than you to evaluate their immediate future. More importantly, they are in a position to modify their future based on that knowledge. This anticipatory reaction is what makes both of your opinions exceedingly tenuous. Everyone else who embarks on pinning down the future at least has the sense to sell books.

In the light of this, the goal should be to use each other's complementary talents to find the hardest rock solid platform not to sell the other a castle made of sand.