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9 Post author: Matt_Simpson 08 November 2009 02:53AM

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Comment author: Matt_Simpson 08 November 2009 04:49:29PM 6 points [-]

In fact, I think part of the appeal of this very community is its tendency to dress up rationality in a kind of story, and I don't just mean the explicit fiction that Eliezer writes from time to time. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but it is something we need to keep in the back of our minds.