TagLast edit: 1 Oct 2020 20:58 UTC by Ruby

Formally, hypocrisy is the act of claiming to motives, morals and standards one does not possess. Informally, it refers to not living up to the standards that one espouses, whether or not one sincerely believes those standards.

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Book Re­view: The Elephant in the Brain

Zvi31 Dec 2017 17:30 UTC
42 points
9 comments31 min readLW link

Self-de­cep­tion: Hypocrisy or Akra­sia?

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Mar 2007 17:03 UTC
48 points
21 comments2 min readLW link

Be com­fortable with hypocrisy

The_Duck8 Apr 2014 10:03 UTC
56 points
79 comments2 min readLW link

Hufflepuff Cyn­i­cism on Hypocrisy

abramdemski29 Mar 2018 21:01 UTC
13 points
65 comments5 min readLW link

Black­mailers are pri­va­teers in the war on hypocrisy

Benquo14 Mar 2019 8:13 UTC
25 points
21 comments5 min readLW link

‘X is not about Y’ is not about psychology

abramdemski11 Nov 2017 2:22 UTC
53 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

Mike Dar­win on Steve Jobs’s hyp­o­crit­i­cal stance to­wards death

Synaptic8 Oct 2011 3:32 UTC
33 points
78 comments1 min readLW link

Ex­plain­ing why false ideas spread is more fun than why true ones do

Matthew Barnett24 Nov 2019 20:21 UTC
30 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Ad­vo­cat­ing for fac­tual ad­vo­cacy

Jsevillamol6 May 2018 8:47 UTC
12 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

How to an­noy mis­an­thropes and bleed­ing-hearts

PhilGoetz7 Jul 2011 2:27 UTC
35 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

Fake Norms, or “Truth” vs. Truth

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Jul 2008 10:23 UTC
24 points
16 comments3 min readLW link

Notes on Fairness

David_Gross7 Dec 2020 18:52 UTC
18 points
4 comments7 min readLW link

Akra­sia is Hypocrisy.

Lev Protter4 Jan 2021 5:07 UTC
−10 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
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