That one, and not the indication that women are all pretty much alike if you aren't deluded by an emotional illusion, is the one that jumps out at you?

I read the remark as a cynical retort against the idea of the One True Love, which would make the implication you point out hyperbole, not misogyny.

Barring that interpretation, though, I'll grant that's the worse one.

Rationality Quotes November 2009

by Eliezer Yudkowsky 1 min read29th Nov 2009281 comments


A monthly thread for posting rationality-related quotes you've seen recently (or had stored in your quotesfile for ages).

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