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==Blog posts==
 
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=====Posts by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]:=====
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:49, 18 November 2009

Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.

H. L. Mencken

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