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Larks comments on Building Weirdtopia - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Larks 16 December 2010 02:59:07PM 11 points [-]

Can you also blacklist blacklists - prevent yourself from interacting with blacklists?

And then can you create a blacklist intentionally?

And then create a blacklist of all those lists that didn't blacklist themselves?

Comment author: [deleted] 16 December 2010 11:06:41PM 10 points [-]

Only if your name is Bertrand Russell.

Comment author: Strange7 17 December 2010 09:28:32PM 17 points [-]

As I understand it, you are automatically subscribed to any blacklist you, personally, created. As such, a blacklist of all those lists that didn't blacklist themselves would effectively lock you away from any person, organization, or thing that participated in the blacklist system, including all your own material possessions, including food and the devices by which you might register intent to unsubscribe.

"Self-reference" would be listed in morbidity & mortality databases as a type of suicide.