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On Caring

So8res
15 Oct 2014 1:59 UTC
119 points
273 comments10 min readLW link

Some­thing to Protect

Eliezer Yudkowsky
30 Jan 2008 17:52 UTC
97 points
76 comments6 min readLW link

Mo­ti­va­tors: Altru­is­tic Ac­tions for Non-Altru­is­tic Reasons

Ruby
21 Jun 2014 16:32 UTC
21 points
20 comments9 min readLW link

Player vs. Char­ac­ter: A Two-Level Model of Ethics

sarahconstantin
14 Dec 2018 19:40 UTC
77 points
25 comments7 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Book Re­view: The Elephant in the Brain

Zvi
31 Dec 2017 17:30 UTC
71 points
9 comments31 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Is That Your True Re­jec­tion?

Eliezer Yudkowsky
6 Dec 2008 14:26 UTC
72 points
100 comments3 min readLW link

A Crash Course in the Neu­ro­science of Hu­man Motivation

lukeprog
19 Aug 2011 21:15 UTC
141 points
91 comments38 min readLW link

No­body does the thing that they are sup­pos­edly doing

Kaj_Sotala
23 Sep 2017 10:40 UTC
69 points
6 comments2 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Would Your Real Prefer­ences Please Stand Up?

Scott Alexander
8 Aug 2009 22:57 UTC
54 points
132 comments4 min readLW link

Iden­tities are [Sub­con­scious] Strategies

Ruby
15 Oct 2017 18:10 UTC
39 points
2 comments4 min readLW link

To what de­gree do we have goals?

Scott Alexander
15 Jul 2011 23:11 UTC
48 points
52 comments7 min readLW link

A Case Study of Mo­ti­vated Continuation

Eliezer Yudkowsky
31 Oct 2007 1:27 UTC
26 points
36 comments3 min readLW link

SotW: Avoid Mo­ti­vated Cognition

Eliezer Yudkowsky
28 May 2012 15:57 UTC
20 points
83 comments10 min readLW link

Mo­ti­vated skep­ti­cism: it’s harder to avoid than I’d think

Klao
9 Oct 2011 18:35 UTC
19 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Im­mod­esty, De­ceit and Mo­ti­vated Reasoning

whpearson
29 Oct 2017 10:34 UTC
16 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] Ide­ol­ogy, Mo­ti­vated Rea­son­ing, and Cog­ni­tive Reflec­tion: An Ex­per­i­men­tal Study

[deleted]
2 Dec 2012 14:43 UTC
14 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

LINK: Study demon­strates poli­ti­cally mo­ti­vated innumeracy

Alejandro1
4 Sep 2013 18:14 UTC
12 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

So­cial Im­pact, Effec­tive Altru­ism, and Mo­ti­vated Cognition

JonahS
8 Jun 2013 2:31 UTC
9 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

In­for­mal Post on Motivation

Ruby
23 Feb 2019 23:35 UTC
29 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

A Pro­cess for Deal­ing with Mo­ti­vated Reasoning

Ikaxas
3 Sep 2018 3:34 UTC
18 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

Mo­ti­va­tion: You Have to Win in the Mo­ment

Ruby
1 Mar 2019 0:26 UTC
52 points
17 comments9 min readLW link

Act of Charity

jessicata
17 Nov 2018 5:19 UTC
181 points
49 comments8 min readLW link2 nominations1 review

Con­crete Take­aways Post-CFAR

lifelonglearner
24 Feb 2017 18:31 UTC
13 points
6 comments11 min readLW link

Karma Mo­ti­va­tion Thread

Jack
13 Dec 2010 21:59 UTC
23 points
39 comments1 min readLW link

Three Levels of Motivation

DragonGod
21 Aug 2019 9:24 UTC
16 points
1 comment7 min readLW link

In­trin­sic mo­ti­va­tion is cru­cial for over­com­ing akrasia

JonahS
17 Jun 2015 22:39 UTC
13 points
44 comments3 min readLW link

From self to crav­ing (three char­ac­ter­is­tics se­ries)

Kaj_Sotala
22 May 2020 12:16 UTC
37 points
21 comments11 min readLW link

Ego syn­tonic thoughts and values

Scott Alexander
17 Jul 2011 20:43 UTC
56 points
53 comments4 min readLW link

Ne­go­ti­at­ing With Your­self [Tran­script]

26 Jun 2020 23:55 UTC
22 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

Build­ing up to an In­ter­nal Fam­ily Sys­tems model

Kaj_Sotala
26 Jan 2019 12:25 UTC
167 points
71 comments28 min readLW link

“She Wanted It”

sarahconstantin
11 Nov 2018 22:00 UTC
101 points
19 comments7 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Policy-Based vs Willpower-Based Intentions

Unreal
28 Feb 2019 5:17 UTC
61 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

The two-layer model of hu­man val­ues, and prob­lems with syn­the­siz­ing preferences

Kaj_Sotala
24 Jan 2020 15:17 UTC
69 points
13 comments9 min readLW link

Towards de­con­fus­ing values

G Gordon Worley III
29 Jan 2020 19:28 UTC
13 points
4 comments7 min readLW link

On pointless waiting

Kaj_Sotala
10 Jun 2019 8:58 UTC
43 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Mean­ingful­ness and the scope of experience

Kaj_Sotala
5 Oct 2017 11:30 UTC
35 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

In­fer­ring Our Desires

lukeprog
24 May 2011 5:33 UTC
39 points
45 comments6 min readLW link

Two ar­gu­ments for not think­ing about ethics (too much)

Kaj_Sotala
27 Mar 2014 14:15 UTC
32 points
32 comments7 min readLW link

Crav­ing, suffer­ing, and pre­dic­tive pro­cess­ing (three char­ac­ter­is­tics se­ries)

Kaj_Sotala
15 May 2020 13:21 UTC
52 points
36 comments19 min readLW link

Can Hu­man­ism Match Reli­gion’s Out­put?

Eliezer Yudkowsky
27 Mar 2009 11:32 UTC
57 points
114 comments5 min readLW link

Se­crets of the eliminati

Scott Alexander
20 Jul 2011 10:15 UTC
100 points
256 comments3 min readLW link