Comment by th on Belief as Attire · 2007-08-02T20:45:24.000Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

it would be like dressing up as a Nazi for Holloween.

"So remember kids, dressing up like Hitler in school isn't cool."

Comment by th on Universal Fire · 2007-05-03T05:56:08.000Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

Many of the previous comments seek to define a world in which we could function but matches could not, but I think Eliezer put forth by accident a simpler explanation.

> If a match stops working, so do you.

Makes sense in the land of the dead, doesn't it?