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Comment author: ozymandias 11 May 2017 10:11:58PM 13 points [-]

If we're ignoring getting the numbers right and instead focusing on the emotional impact, we have no claim to the term "effective". This sort of reasoning is why epistemics around dogooding are so bad in the first place.