Re: praying to hako sot

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Fri Oct 19 2001 - 04:35:17 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> > Spike Jones wrote:
> > >
> > > {8^D So at the last block party they were asking
> > > who was this Savior something that we were gonna
> > > pray to. I nearly wet my pants laughing at that. spike
> >
> > "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote: Spike, you can blame it all on me! Just tell
> > your neighbors
> > that Eliezer Yudkowsky was in your house at the time, and that strange
> > things often happen when Eliezer Yudkowsky is around...
> Eli, they refer to you as the Bearded One.
> [...]
> My own tiny back yard is directly visible from the second
> floor of at least six of my neighbor's houses...

Your neighbors need to lead more exciting lives. Maybe you really should
explain what the Bearded One does for a living and why he was in your
house that day.

...and people wonder why I try to make their day a little more surreal.
Once existence becomes dull enough, people start to obsess about the
strangest things.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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