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

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Comment author: Kazuo_Thow 09 January 2009 02:27:54AM 1 point [-]

Could it be that pain-filled stories carry literary value exactly because (to a reader) they're filled with bearable pain? But I have little idea as to how we'd go about setting the threshold for "tolerable pain."