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27 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 31 December 2008 02:26AM

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Comment author: Robin_Hanson2 31 December 2008 08:26:04PM 0 points [-]

Even if Earth ends in a century, virtually everyone in today's world is absolutely influential. Even if 200 folks do the same sort of work in the same office, they don't do the exact same work, and usually that person wouldn't be there or be paid if no one thought their work made any difference. You can even now easily identify your mark, but it is usually tedious to trace it out, and few have the patience for it.