TagLast edit: 3 Oct 2020 17:10 UTC by Swimmer963 (Miranda Dixon-Luinenburg)

Beware when you find yourself arguing that a policy is defensible rather than optimal; or that it has some benefit compared to the null action, rather than the best benefit of any action.

The Third Alternative

Blog posts

See also

Night­mare of the Perfectly Principled

Benquo2 Nov 2017 9:10 UTC
14 points
14 comments8 min readLW link

(Reli­gion/​Athe­ist) - Rep­pert on the Defea­si­bil­ity Test (No (con­clu­sive) ev­i­dence pos­si­ble for a be­ing both all-pow­er­ful and hon­est)

Bound_up17 Dec 2016 21:51 UTC
3 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

The Third Alternative

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 May 2007 23:47 UTC
144 points
84 comments3 min readLW link

[SEQ RERUN] The Third Alternative

badger8 Jun 2011 14:19 UTC
9 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Dou­ble-nega­tion as framing

Stuart Johnson16 Apr 2023 6:59 UTC
25 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

Ra­tional Defense of Ir­ra­tional Beliefs

cleonid12 Mar 2009 18:48 UTC
6 points
33 comments1 min readLW link