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The Fal­lacy of Gray

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
7 Jan 2008 6:24 UTC
123 points
78 comments5 min readLW link

That Alien Message

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
22 May 2008 5:55 UTC
120 points
164 comments10 min readLW link

Mun­dane Magic

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
31 Oct 2008 16:00 UTC
111 points
94 comments3 min readLW link

How An Al­gorithm Feels From Inside

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
11 Feb 2008 2:35 UTC
104 points
79 comments4 min readLW link

Beyond the Reach of God

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
4 Oct 2008 15:42 UTC
100 points
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You Only Live Twice

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
12 Dec 2008 19:14 UTC
92 points
177 comments6 min readLW link

37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
6 Mar 2008 5:09 UTC
88 points
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Ta­boo Your Words

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
15 Feb 2008 22:53 UTC
86 points
129 comments3 min readLW link

Sort­ing Peb­bles Into Cor­rect Heaps

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
10 Aug 2008 1:00 UTC
81 points
102 comments4 min readLW link

Some­thing to Protect

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
30 Jan 2008 17:52 UTC
77 points
76 comments6 min readLW link

New­comb’s Prob­lem and Re­gret of Rationality

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
31 Jan 2008 19:36 UTC
76 points
602 comments10 min readLW link

Zom­bies: The Movie

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
20 Apr 2008 5:53 UTC
75 points
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Right­ing a Wrong Question

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
9 Mar 2008 13:00 UTC
73 points
111 comments3 min readLW link

Joy in the Merely Real

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
20 Mar 2008 6:18 UTC
73 points
42 comments2 min readLW link

Prob­a­bil­ity is in the Mind

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
12 Mar 2008 4:08 UTC
72 points
191 comments6 min readLW link

Use the Try Harder, Luke

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
2 Oct 2008 10:52 UTC
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Dis­guised Queries

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
9 Feb 2008 0:05 UTC
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The Se­cond Law of Ther­mo­dy­nam­ics, and Eng­ines of Cognition

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
27 Feb 2008 0:48 UTC
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If You De­mand Magic, Magic Won’t Help

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
22 Mar 2008 18:10 UTC
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Leave a Line of Retreat

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
25 Feb 2008 23:57 UTC
66 points
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The Parable of the Dagger

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
1 Feb 2008 20:53 UTC
66 points
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The True Pri­soner’s Dilemma

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
3 Sep 2008 21:34 UTC
65 points
113 comments4 min readLW link

Cri­sis of Faith

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
10 Oct 2008 22:08 UTC
63 points
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Is That Your True Re­jec­tion?

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
6 Dec 2008 14:26 UTC
57 points
99 comments4 min readLW link

If Many-Wor­lds Had Come First

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
10 May 2008 7:43 UTC
57 points
180 comments9 min readLW link

Chaotic Inversion

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
29 Nov 2008 10:57 UTC
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The Gift We Give To Tomorrow

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
17 Jul 2008 6:07 UTC
55 points
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Com­pe­tent Elites

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
27 Sep 2008 0:07 UTC
54 points
106 comments8 min readLW link

The Beauty of Set­tled Science

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
24 Mar 2008 5:30 UTC
54 points
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Ar­gu­ing “By Defi­ni­tion”

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
20 Feb 2008 23:37 UTC
53 points
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Ex­plain­ing vs. Ex­plain­ing Away

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
17 Mar 2008 1:59 UTC
53 points
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Zom­bies! Zom­bies?

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
4 Apr 2008 9:55 UTC
53 points
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Ini­ti­a­tion Ceremony

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
28 Mar 2008 20:40 UTC
53 points
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Reductionism

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
16 Mar 2008 6:26 UTC
52 points
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But There’s Still A Chance, Right?

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
6 Jan 2008 1:56 UTC
52 points
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Disput­ing Definitions

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
12 Feb 2008 0:15 UTC
52 points
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Ab­solute Authority

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
8 Jan 2008 3:33 UTC
51 points
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Dis­solv­ing the Question

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
8 Mar 2008 3:17 UTC
50 points
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The Level Above Mine

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
26 Sep 2008 9:18 UTC
50 points
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Ex­is­ten­tial Angst Factory

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
19 Jul 2008 6:55 UTC
49 points
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Thou Art Physics

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
6 Jun 2008 6:37 UTC
49 points
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Try­ing to Try

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
1 Oct 2008 8:58 UTC
48 points
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2-Place and 1-Place Words

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
27 Jun 2008 7:39 UTC
48 points
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Where Re­cur­sive Jus­tifi­ca­tion Hits Bottom

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
8 Jul 2008 10:16 UTC
47 points
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Ends Don’t Jus­tify Means (Among Hu­mans)

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
14 Oct 2008 21:00 UTC
47 points
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Words as Hid­den Inferences

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
3 Feb 2008 23:36 UTC
46 points
22 comments3 min readLW link

Beau­tiful Probability

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
14 Jan 2008 7:19 UTC
46 points
110 comments6 min readLW link

The Cluster Struc­ture of Thingspace

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
8 Feb 2008 0:07 UTC
45 points
24 comments4 min readLW link

Fake Reductionism

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
17 Mar 2008 22:49 UTC
45 points
43 comments2 min readLW link

Stop Vot­ing For Nincompoops

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
2 Jan 2008 18:00 UTC
44 points
90 comments8 min readLW link