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28 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 04 January 2009 03:55AM

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Comment author: spriteless 25 January 2009 10:50:53PM 0 points [-]

> Maybe you're using up a limited memory capacity, or forgetting something else... Maybe humans forget the stuff that's not important for hunter/gatherers to remember. I mean the brain doesn't create more acetylcholine specifically so our ancestors didn't waste time remembering the wrong stuff.

And I just realized the entire point of this article is that if that is so then it's still not a safe thing; thanks for making me think.