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Old 5th January 2020, 06:46 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by I Am The Scum View Post
You can still have fun with Santa and the tooth fairy without telling your kid it's real.
This. This is the core problem with any and all versions of "bUt yoU'lL DeSTRoY tHe MaGIC!" argument.

There is no form of personal satisfaction, sense of joy or wonder, or any other positive quality that literally requires you to believe false things to be true.
Yahtzee: "You're doing that thing again where when asked a question you just discuss the philosophy of the question instead of answering the bloody question."
Gabriel: "Well yeah, you see..."
Yahtzee: "No. When you are asked a Yes or No question the first word out of your mouth needs to be Yes or No. Only after that have you earned the right to elaborate."
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