Wrong about racism, sexism, nationalism, governance, and many other moral issues.

And even today, many smart people outside the USA are still wrong about these pressing moral issues!

And even today, many smart people outside the USA are still wrong about these pressing moral issues!

But even those supposed 'conservatives' and 'traditionals' still hold views different from their ancestors - or are there heaps of divine rights of kings theorists floating around South America I am not familiar with?

2anonym11yAs are many smart people within the USA, obviously, or were you being sarcastic and trying to suggest that the original quote somehow implies a belief that the USA is immune from those problems?
0[anonymous]11yMany people inside the USA are wrong about these things too.

Rationality Quotes November 2009

by Eliezer Yudkowsky 1 min read29th Nov 2009281 comments

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

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