That Alien Message

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 May 2008 5:55 UTC
359 points
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The Fal­lacy of Gray

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Jan 2008 6:24 UTC
271 points
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Use the Try Harder, Luke

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Oct 2008 10:52 UTC
262 points
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Mun­dane Magic

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Oct 2008 16:00 UTC
260 points
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How An Al­gorithm Feels From Inside

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Feb 2008 2:35 UTC
248 points
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Ta­boo Your Words

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Feb 2008 22:53 UTC
241 points
130 comments3 min readLW link

Beyond the Reach of God

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 Oct 2008 15:42 UTC
225 points
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The True Pri­soner’s Dilemma

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 Sep 2008 21:34 UTC
217 points
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The Parable of the Dagger

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Feb 2008 20:53 UTC
217 points
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37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Mar 2008 5:09 UTC
216 points
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Sort­ing Peb­bles Into Cor­rect Heaps

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Aug 2008 1:00 UTC
210 points
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Try­ing to Try

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Oct 2008 8:58 UTC
208 points
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Some­thing to Protect

Eliezer Yudkowsky30 Jan 2008 17:52 UTC
205 points
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Leave a Line of Retreat

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Feb 2008 23:57 UTC
190 points
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Ends Don’t Jus­tify Means (Among Hu­mans)

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Oct 2008 21:00 UTC
190 points
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You Only Live Twice

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Dec 2008 19:14 UTC
187 points
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Dis­guised Queries

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Feb 2008 0:05 UTC
169 points
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Cri­sis of Faith

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Oct 2008 22:08 UTC
168 points
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Zom­bies: The Movie

Eliezer Yudkowsky20 Apr 2008 5:53 UTC
167 points
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If You De­mand Magic, Magic Won’t Help

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Mar 2008 18:10 UTC
167 points
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The Se­cond Law of Ther­mo­dy­nam­ics, and Eng­ines of Cognition

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Feb 2008 0:48 UTC
167 points
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Joy in the Merely Real

Eliezer Yudkowsky20 Mar 2008 6:18 UTC
146 points
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Is That Your True Re­jec­tion?

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Dec 2008 14:26 UTC
145 points
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New­comb’s Prob­lem and Re­gret of Rationality

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Jan 2008 19:36 UTC
144 points
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Thou Art Physics

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Jun 2008 6:37 UTC
139 points
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The Cluster Struc­ture of Thingspace

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Feb 2008 0:07 UTC
138 points
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The Gift We Give To Tomorrow

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Jul 2008 6:07 UTC
138 points
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Dis­solv­ing the Question

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Mar 2008 3:17 UTC
135 points
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Com­pe­tent Elites

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Sep 2008 0:07 UTC
131 points
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The Sim­ple Truth

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Jan 2008 20:00 UTC
129 points
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Prob­a­bil­ity is in the Mind

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Mar 2008 4:08 UTC
129 points
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Right­ing a Wrong Question

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Mar 2008 13:00 UTC
124 points
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Make an Ex­traor­di­nary Effort

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Oct 2008 15:15 UTC
123 points
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Ini­ti­a­tion Ceremony

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Mar 2008 20:40 UTC
122 points
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The Level Above Mine

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Sep 2008 9:18 UTC
119 points
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Where Re­cur­sive Jus­tifi­ca­tion Hits Bottom

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Jul 2008 10:16 UTC
119 points
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2-Place and 1-Place Words

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Jun 2008 7:39 UTC
118 points
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Dark Side Epistemology

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Oct 2008 23:55 UTC
112 points
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Zom­bies! Zom­bies?

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 Apr 2008 9:55 UTC
111 points
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Reductionism

Eliezer Yudkowsky16 Mar 2008 6:26 UTC
111 points
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Ein­stein’s Superpowers

Eliezer Yudkowsky30 May 2008 6:40 UTC
109 points
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Disput­ing Definitions

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Feb 2008 0:15 UTC
108 points
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No Safe Defense, Not Even Science

Eliezer Yudkowsky18 May 2008 5:19 UTC
107 points
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Ex­plain­ing vs. Ex­plain­ing Away

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Mar 2008 1:59 UTC
103 points
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But There’s Still A Chance, Right?

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Jan 2008 1:56 UTC
103 points
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Shut up and do the im­pos­si­ble!

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Oct 2008 21:24 UTC
102 points
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Beau­tiful Probability

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Jan 2008 7:19 UTC
102 points
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Belief in Intelligence

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Oct 2008 15:00 UTC
101 points
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Lawful Uncertainty

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Nov 2008 21:06 UTC
101 points
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The Ritual

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Oct 2008 23:52 UTC
101 points
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