It's been a while since I read that essay. I can't tell whether that quotation's meant to be an example of a lie we tell kids, or one of Paul Graham's own beliefs! (An invertible fact?)

It is Graham's own belief.

Rationality quotes January 2012

by Thomas 1 min read1st Jan 2012467 comments


Here's the new thread for posting quotes, with the usual rules:

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