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Comment by doug2 on Rationality and the English Language · 2007-09-13T13:22:32.000Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

Amen! Wonderful post! I couldn't agree more.

I would also note that—larger philosophical issues aside—from a pure efficiency standpoint, the passive voice uses more words than the active voice to convey the same meaning, again confusing meaning.

Bravo on this post!