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27 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 January 2009 09:58AM

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Comment author: [deleted] 05 February 2012 11:49:58AM *  3 points [-]

Higher Purpose =/= Altruism towards other people. At least not necessarily. I know this was implicitly mentioned in the whole "Truth or Art or Freedom" line, but considering that altruism connected with charity is one of the few places where we descend into signalling races here, I thought it important to emphasise that.