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Is my theory on why censorship is wrong correct?

This is one of the only lesswrong posts I've ever read where I basically agree with nothing you wrote. You really should read the "rationality bible" though. Definitely before you keep posting here.

Why isn't the following decision theory optimal?

This sounds a lot like the objections CDT people were giving to Newcombs problem.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 28, chapter 99-101

There aren't any clues that unicorns are sentient, so there's no reason why Harry should find QM killing a unicorn more thought provoking than eating pork.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 28, chapter 99-101

Painfully murdering nonsentients to preserve one's own life is considered fine in almost all human cultures. In fact, painfully killing animals for fun is considered acceptable by most people, so long as the killing is done in a non-sadistic manner.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 26, chapter 97

In GoF they had to set up an apparition-is-allowed-zone at the end of the maze in order for the portkey to work, which is why Crouch had to wait until Harry had won the cup instead of just turning a piece of silverware into a portkey or something.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 26, chapter 97

I used to think like this, but recently I've updated into seeing everything as potential foreshadowing.

More "Stupid" Questions

I have no idea how I managed to miss that.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 25, chapter 96

Prediction: Harry will have to make an unbreakable vow not to use the elixir of life himself in order to get the Philosopher's stone from the Mirror or Erisid

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