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23 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 December 2008 02:26AM

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Comment author: steven 25 December 2008 05:53:01AM 2 points [-]

The rickroll example actually applies to all agents, including ideal rationalists. Basically you're giving the victim an extra option that you know the victim thinks is better than it actually is. There's no reason why this would apply to humans only or to humans especially.