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In articles at [[Overcoming Bias]] and [[Less Wrong]], the words "Blues" and "Greens" are often used to refer to two opposing political factions.
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In articles at [[Overcoming Bias]] and [[Less Wrong]], the words "Blues" and "Greens" are often used to refer to two opposing political factions.  
  
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The terms come from the names of chariot racing teams, that differed in nothing but the team colors, but rivalry of whose fans sometimes reached the level of gang wars.<ref>[[Wikipedia:Chariot racing#Byzantine era]]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2006/12/a_fable_of_scie.html A Fable of Science and Politics] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
 
*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2006/12/a_fable_of_scie.html A Fable of Science and Politics] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
 
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Revision as of 21:48, 20 May 2009

In articles at Overcoming Bias and Less Wrong, the words "Blues" and "Greens" are often used to refer to two opposing political factions.

The terms come from the names of chariot racing teams, that differed in nothing but the team colors, but rivalry of whose fans sometimes reached the level of gang wars.[1]

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