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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 05 January 2009 12:05AM

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Comment author: TGGP4 05 January 2009 05:51:01PM 2 points [-]

However, I would hope you realize the danger of assuming all gendered traits are "hard wired" into the brain; amongst other problems, that can support the idea that the much greater incidence of men committing acts of violence is "natural male aggression" that we can't ever eliminate. Leaving aside the question of whether or not that belief is accurate, if it hypothetically was would you still discourage someone from voicing it for reasons other than truth?