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39 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 January 2009 11:49PM

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Comment author: Masaki 22 October 2009 03:44:10PM *  7 points [-]

Though I speak here somewhat outside my experience, I expect that it takes a highly talented and experienced sexual artist working for hours to produce a good feeling as intense as the pain of one strong kick in the testicles - which is doable in seconds by a novice.

True. I always believed that it takes much more skill to make people laugh than it takes to make them cry or suffer, which, I guess, would put comedians above most fiction authors.