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42 Post author: Alicorn 17 March 2017 01:36AM

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Comment author: Dustin 19 March 2017 05:44:31PM 1 point [-]

Rationalists like to live in group houses.

Do they? This seems like a pretty strong claim to make.

Comment author: Alicorn 19 March 2017 07:55:52PM 1 point [-]

I considered adding [citation needed] after that sentence but thought it was probably pretty obvious. I guess not everybody goes to rationalist group house parties all the time.

Comment author: Dustin 20 March 2017 01:51:49PM *  1 point [-]

Consider that the phrase seems like a pretty effective way to out-group other people.

Comment author: drethelin 21 March 2017 04:34:00PM 0 points [-]

Consider that if you focus on a single throwaway generalization from a longer essay that you're the one outgrouping yourself.