[I See Manuscripts And Books That Are Spoiled For The Literary Reader Because They Are One Long Stream Of Top-of-the-head Writing, A Writer Telling A Story Without Concern For Precision Or Freshness In The Use Of Language. Some Of This Storytelling Reads As If It Were Spoken Rather Than Written, Stuffed With Tired Images That Pop Into The Writer's Head Because They Are So Familiar. The Top Of The Head Is Fit For Growing Hair, But Not For Generating Fine Prose.]

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"The glass display cases had shown rock-throwers crafted by the Australian aborigines - like giant wooden shoehorns, theyd looked, but smoothed and carved and ornamented with the most painstaking care. In the 40,000 years since anatomically modern humans had migrated to Australia from Asia, nobody had invented the bow-and-arrow. It really made you appreciate how non-obvious was the idea of Progress. Why would you even think of Invention as something important, if all your historys heroic tales were of great warriors and defenders instead of Thomas Edison? How could anyone possibly have suspected, while carving a rock-thrower with painstaking care, that someday human beings would invent rocket ships and nuclear energy?" - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky

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