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Kaj_Sotala(Kaj Sotala)

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My at­tempt to ex­plain Look­ing, in­sight med­i­ta­tion, and en­light­en­ment in non-mys­te­ri­ous terms

Kaj_Sotala
8 Mar 2018 7:37 UTC
297 points
131 comments17 min readLW link3 nominations2 reviews

Book sum­mary: Un­lock­ing the Emo­tional Brain

Kaj_Sotala
8 Oct 2019 19:11 UTC
186 points
26 comments21 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

The curse of identity

Kaj_Sotala
17 Nov 2011 19:28 UTC
138 points
305 comments6 min readLW link

Book Sum­mary: Con­scious­ness and the Brain

Kaj_Sotala
16 Jan 2019 14:43 UTC
111 points
14 comments26 min readLW link

The Psy­cholog­i­cal Diver­sity of Mankind

Kaj_Sotala
9 May 2010 5:53 UTC
107 points
162 comments7 min readLW link

[mod­er­a­tor ac­tion] Eug­ine_Nier is now banned for mass down­vote harassment

Kaj_Sotala
3 Jul 2014 12:04 UTC
107 points
368 comments2 min readLW link

A mechanis­tic model of meditation

Kaj_Sotala
6 Nov 2019 21:37 UTC
107 points
8 comments21 min readLW link

Subagents, akra­sia, and co­her­ence in humans

Kaj_Sotala
25 Mar 2019 14:24 UTC
101 points
28 comments17 min readLW link

In­te­grat­ing dis­agree­ing subagents

Kaj_Sotala
14 May 2019 14:06 UTC
95 points
14 comments21 min readLW link

Se­quence in­tro­duc­tion: non-agent and mul­ti­a­gent mod­els of mind

Kaj_Sotala
7 Jan 2019 14:12 UTC
93 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

Your in­tu­itions are not magic

Kaj_Sotala
10 Jun 2010 0:11 UTC
91 points
35 comments4 min readLW link

Against “Sys­tem 1” and “Sys­tem 2″ (sub­agent se­quence)

Kaj_Sotala
25 Sep 2019 8:39 UTC
91 points
17 comments16 min readLW link

A non-mys­ti­cal ex­pla­na­tion of in­sight med­i­ta­tion and the three char­ac­ter­is­tics of ex­is­tence: in­tro­duc­tion and preamble

Kaj_Sotala
5 May 2020 19:09 UTC
91 points
35 comments12 min readLW link

What is Bayesi­anism?

Kaj_Sotala
26 Feb 2010 7:43 UTC
87 points
217 comments4 min readLW link

Against ac­cus­ing peo­ple of motte and bailey

Kaj_Sotala
3 Jun 2018 21:31 UTC
84 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

Mark Eichen­laub: How to de­velop sci­en­tific intuition

Kaj_Sotala
23 Oct 2018 13:30 UTC
81 points
6 comments8 min readLW link
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In­cor­rect hy­pothe­ses point to cor­rect observations

Kaj_Sotala
20 Nov 2018 21:10 UTC
81 points
19 comments4 min readLW link1 nomination
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What Cost for Ir­ra­tional­ity?

Kaj_Sotala
1 Jul 2010 18:25 UTC
73 points
119 comments7 min readLW link

The Sub­sti­tu­tion Principle

Kaj_Sotala
28 Jan 2012 4:20 UTC
72 points
64 comments4 min readLW link