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26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 December 2008 12:31AM

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Comment author: Vladimir_Slepnev 22 December 2008 09:54:11PM 2 points [-]

Richard Hollerith, thanks for your interest, but you'll be disappointed: I have no religion to offer. The highlights of every person's ethical system depend on the specific wrongs they have perceived in life. My own life has taught me to bear fruit into tomorrow, but also to never manipulate others with normative/religious cheap talk.

Also, Occam's Razor can only apply to those terminal beliefs that are weaker held than the razor itself. Fortunately, most people's values aren't so weak, even if yours are. :-)