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

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Comment author: Kaj_Sotala 09 January 2009 09:19:10AM 1 point [-]

TGGP: One of Judith Harris' points is that minds are designed to be resilient, which is why child abuse doesn't have the effect many assume it does.

Didn't Harris explicitly make the point that yes, obviously actual abuse is an exception to the "family doesn't have that big of an effect" rule? (At least she did in The Nurture Assumption.)