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Comment author: James_Miller 03 December 2016 08:01:05PM *  8 points [-]

The way people normally solve big problems is to have a leader people respect, follow, and are willing to sacrifice for. If there is something in rationalists that prevents us from accepting leadership then the barbarians will almost certainly beat us.