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Comment author: Milan_Griffes 29 November 2017 04:24:05AM 0 points [-]

Intuitively, I completely agree that killing a random baby is socially harmful.

The example is interesting because it's tricky to "do the math" on. (Hard to arrive at a believable long-run cost of a totalitarian dictatorship; hard to arrive at a believable long-run cost of instituting a social norm of infanticide.)