Damien Broderick wrote:
> >1) Ask her how she feels about the Tortured Norns website.
>No, but don't you see...? This would trigger instant *guilt by contagion*.
>We're not talking logic here, just a kind of visceral shriek.
> >3) "Some of the smartest and most altruistic people I know, maybe the
> >best and brightest of the whole world, are embarked on the quest to
> >create a synthetic soul
>They're deluded. She JUST KNOWS.
In a situation like this your main audience is the other people in
the room. She may be beyond logic, but the rest of them are hopefully
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