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21 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 December 2008 05:00PM

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Comment author: ShardPhoenix 25 December 2008 05:03:21PM 1 point [-]

@michael vassar:

So, are you saying that lying about your beliefs can be good because it allows you to freely believe some non-PC or otherwise unpopular idea (that your reason leads you to believe is the truth), without having to worry about the social consequences of being discovered to have such a belief?

I'm not sure if I agree with or not but it's worth thinking about.