Freaking the mundanes, was Re: praying to hako sot

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Thu Oct 18 2001 - 00:13:05 MDT

Hey, as a cult leader's name, it's no stranger than Nehemiah Scudder...

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Don't worry, Spike, you can blame it all on me!
> incredulously say "You don't know who Eliezer
> Yudkowsky is?" and refuse to tell them anything. If they ask you who
> Eliezer Yudkowsky is at any later time, pretend that you've never heard
> the name and are puzzled by their questions. See if you can get your wife
> to go along with it.

Might be better to start with a simple "Eliezer", act surprised when they don't
*instantly* recognize the name, and take it from there per Eliezer's suggestion.


My moronic mnemonic for smart behavior: "DICKS" == 
diplomacy, integrity, courage, kindness, skepticism.

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