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Mak­ing Beliefs Pay Rent (in An­ti­ci­pated Ex­pe­riences)

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
28 Jul 2007 22:59 UTC
143 points
251 comments3 min readLW link

Reli­gion’s Claim to be Non-Disprovable

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
4 Aug 2007 3:21 UTC
136 points
317 comments5 min readLW link

Tsuyoku Nar­i­tai! (I Want To Be­come Stronger)

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
27 Mar 2007 17:49 UTC
134 points
75 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­pect­ing Short In­fer­en­tial Distances

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
22 Oct 2007 23:42 UTC
127 points
101 comments3 min readLW link

Feel­ing Rational

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
26 Apr 2007 4:48 UTC
121 points
75 comments3 min readLW link

9/​26 is Petrov Day

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
26 Sep 2007 16:14 UTC
119 points
66 comments2 min readLW link

Policy De­bates Should Not Ap­pear One-Sided

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
3 Mar 2007 18:53 UTC
117 points
182 comments4 min readLW link

Ap­plause Lights

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
11 Sep 2007 18:31 UTC
111 points
85 comments2 min readLW link

Hind­sight De­val­ues Science

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
17 Aug 2007 19:39 UTC
104 points
37 comments2 min readLW link

Are Your Ene­mies In­nately Evil?

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
26 Jun 2007 21:13 UTC
99 points
136 comments3 min readLW link

Thou Art Godshatter

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
13 Nov 2007 19:38 UTC
88 points
75 comments5 min readLW link

An Alien God

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
2 Nov 2007 6:57 UTC
86 points
140 comments8 min readLW link

Your Strength as a Rationalist

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
11 Aug 2007 0:21 UTC
83 points
118 comments2 min readLW link

Poli­tics is the Mind-Killer

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
18 Feb 2007 21:23 UTC
83 points
231 comments2 min readLW link

Mys­te­ri­ous An­swers to Mys­te­ri­ous Questions

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
25 Aug 2007 22:27 UTC
82 points
155 comments3 min readLW link

Con­ser­va­tion of Ex­pected Evidence

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
13 Aug 2007 15:55 UTC
82 points
77 comments2 min readLW link

Guess­ing the Teacher’s Password

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
22 Aug 2007 3:40 UTC
81 points
92 comments4 min readLW link

Know­ing About Bi­ases Can Hurt People

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
4 Apr 2007 18:01 UTC
80 points
80 comments2 min readLW link

Lost Purposes

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
25 Nov 2007 9:01 UTC
78 points
75 comments6 min readLW link

Univer­sal Fire

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
27 Apr 2007 21:15 UTC
77 points
42 comments3 min readLW link

Belief in Belief

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
29 Jul 2007 17:49 UTC
74 points
172 comments5 min readLW link

Illu­sion of Trans­parency: Why No One Un­der­stands You

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
20 Oct 2007 23:49 UTC
74 points
50 comments3 min readLW link

Bayesian Judo

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
31 Jul 2007 5:53 UTC
73 points
101 comments1 min readLW link

Out­side the Laboratory

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
21 Jan 2007 3:46 UTC
73 points
347 comments7 min readLW link

What is Ev­i­dence?

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
22 Sep 2007 6:43 UTC
71 points
51 comments3 min readLW link

Two More Things to Un­learn from School

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
12 Jul 2007 17:45 UTC
70 points
149 comments2 min readLW link

The Hid­den Com­plex­ity of Wishes

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
24 Nov 2007 0:12 UTC
70 points
130 comments7 min readLW link

Truly Part Of You

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
21 Nov 2007 2:18 UTC
70 points
54 comments4 min readLW link

Fake Explanations

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
20 Aug 2007 21:13 UTC
69 points
85 comments2 min readLW link

Your Ra­tion­al­ity is My Business

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
15 Apr 2007 7:31 UTC
69 points
26 comments3 min readLW link

Su­per­stim­uli and the Col­lapse of Western Civilization

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
16 Mar 2007 18:10 UTC
67 points
86 comments4 min readLW link

“Science” as Cu­ri­os­ity-Stopper

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
3 Sep 2007 20:04 UTC
67 points
58 comments3 min readLW link

Ab­sence of Ev­i­dence Is Ev­i­dence of Absence

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
12 Aug 2007 20:34 UTC
67 points
109 comments2 min readLW link

The Virtue of Narrowness

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
7 Aug 2007 17:57 UTC
65 points
61 comments4 min readLW link

How to Con­vince Me That 2 + 2 = 3

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
27 Sep 2007 23:00 UTC
64 points
396 comments3 min readLW link

The Im­por­tance of Say­ing “Oops”

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
5 Aug 2007 3:17 UTC
64 points
26 comments2 min readLW link

The Third Alternative

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
6 May 2007 23:47 UTC
63 points
83 comments3 min readLW link

Stranger Than History

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
1 Sep 2007 18:57 UTC
63 points
335 comments1 min readLW link

Se­man­tic Stopsigns

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
24 Aug 2007 19:29 UTC
62 points
109 comments3 min readLW link

Ter­mi­nal Values and In­stru­men­tal Values

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
15 Nov 2007 7:56 UTC
62 points
40 comments10 min readLW link

Dou­ble Illu­sion of Transparency

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
24 Oct 2007 23:06 UTC
62 points
32 comments3 min readLW link

The Lens That Sees Its Flaws

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
23 Sep 2007 0:10 UTC
61 points
38 comments3 min readLW link

Guardians of Ayn Rand

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
18 Dec 2007 6:24 UTC
61 points
128 comments5 min readLW link

You Can Face Reality

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
9 Aug 2007 1:46 UTC
61 points
34 comments1 min readLW link

Cached Thoughts

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
11 Oct 2007 23:46 UTC
60 points
94 comments3 min readLW link

Plan­ning Fallacy

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
17 Sep 2007 7:06 UTC
59 points
44 comments3 min readLW link

Mak­ing His­tory Available

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
31 Aug 2007 19:52 UTC
59 points
82 comments3 min readLW link

I Defy the Data!

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
11 Aug 2007 21:33 UTC
59 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

Two Cult Koans

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
21 Dec 2007 5:45 UTC
59 points
98 comments2 min readLW link

Science as Attire

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
23 Aug 2007 5:10 UTC
58 points
86 comments2 min readLW link