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Sooooo it turns out that Taste of Chicago is not open on Sundays. My bad. We'll be going to Pastazios Pizza instead. Address is 5026 Addison Circle, Addison, TX 75001.

Thanks for reminding me! I'll have a sign that says "Less Wrong".

Since it seems like these two explanations fit this specific piece of evidence (roughly) equally well, and we know that Quirrelmort is the entity referenced by the prophecy in canon, and that Voldemort is called the Dark Lord in both canon and hpmor, then why wouldn't Dark Lord as Death get a 'complexity penalty'?

If I'm using it wrong, please explain.

Also, mysterious feeling of doom. And Quirrel can sense Harry's feelings. And their magic can't interact.

Wait, what? I don't remember reading this, or picking up on any hints of this. Care to explain?

The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches... born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies... And the Dark Lord shall mark him as his equal. But he shall have power the Dark Lord knows not... and either must destroy all but a remnant of the other, for those two different spirits cannot exist in the same world. - chapter 86

Oddly, I feel like each line in this prophecy could equally well point to Dark Lord as Voldemort OR Dark Lord as Death.

Although P(Dark Lord as Death) should get a complexity penalty since Voldemort should be the default candidate due to canon.

EDIT: The last sentence is wrong. What I should've said is that since Voldemort is the prophecy's referent in canon, and he is called the Dark Lord in both canon and hpmor, I'm still assigning >50% probability to Quirrellmort being the entity referred to in hpmor's prophecy.

I'm a student interested in building a Rationality/Effective Altruism Club. Was this talk recorded? Because I would be interested in watching/reading it, if you have a YouTube link, etc.

Just took my second survey. Been lurking a while now, this is my first comment.

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