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

'Shall be' refers to a change of future state, so it can't be about the way things are now.

"Stupid" questions thread

Space colonization is part of the transhumanist package of ideas originating with Nikolai Federov.

Learning programming: so I've learned the basics of Python, what next?

Build something you need. What you don't know, you'll learn in the process.

The "Friendship is Witchcraft" expectation test

You may have some inferential distance issues here.

Parenting and Happiness

IQ reverts to the mean across generations.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 14, chapter 82

This memory?

Into the vacuum rose the memory, the worst memory, something forgotten so long ago that the neural patterns shouldn't have still existed.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 14, chapter 82

Thanks, I didn't realize that was a real thing.

Harry's sleep schedule wasn't on the red herring list. Further investigation warranted.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 13, chapter 81

Regarding the ending comments about Godric's Hollow: there was some earlier discussion about the wizarding community's consensus here.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality discussion thread, part 12

That description of the line of Merlin at the beginning sure sounded 'sacred'.

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