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23 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 22 December 2008 12:37AM

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Comment author: Robin_Hanson2 22 December 2008 01:22:55AM 7 points [-]

But how much has your intuitive revulsion at your dependence on others, your inability to do everything by yourself, biased your beliefs about what options you are likely to have. If wishes were horses you know. It is not clear what problems you can really blame on each of us not knowing everything we all know; to answer that you'd have to be clearer on what counterfactuals you are considering.