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Comment author: RobBensinger 07 February 2017 11:00:24PM 0 points [-]

Anonymous #33:

I think people in EA should give up on trying not to seem cultish and just go full-blown weird.

Comment author: RobBensinger 07 February 2017 11:00:48PM 3 points [-]

Anonymous #38:

Anonymous #33's comment makes me angry. I am trying to build a tribe that I can live in while we work on the future; please stop trying to kick people in the face for being normal whenever they get near us.

Comment author: RobBensinger 11 February 2017 03:04:03PM 2 points [-]

There are versions of this I endorse, and versions I don't endorse. Anon #38 seems to be interpreting #33 as saying 'let's be less tolerant of normal people/behaviors', but my initial interpretation of #33 was that they were saying 'let's be more tolerant of weird people/behaviors'.