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Zen Habits: Most Popular Posts (Castify)
 
The 20 best posts chosen by author Leo Babauta.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 1 (Castify)
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 2 (Castify)
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 1 (Castify)
 
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Gabriel Weinberg: On Traction (Castify)
 
Gabriel's top posts on getting traction for your startup.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 1 (Castify)
 
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Less Wrong: Eliezer Yudkowsky's The Simple Truth (Castify)
 
An introductory essay on rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 2 (Castify)
 
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Less Wrong (Castify)
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A community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality.
 
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Less Wrong: Eliezer Yudkowsky's The Simple Truth (Castify)
 
An introductory essay on rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky.
 
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Less Wrong: Eliezer Yudkowsky's The Simple Truth (Castify)
 
An introductory essay on rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky.
 
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South Dakota Gamer Podcast
 
Lots of No Man's Sky talk this week folks! Josh, Chad, Dave, and special guest Ray discuss the world of video games! Spoilers, it's a great world! Join us for PlayStation 4 4.0 update talk, FFXV is delayed, the reason we play video games, and GameScoop's 20 Questions! We have fun, and we think you will too! Thanks for listening!Support us on Pa ...…
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Well-Kept Gardens Die By PacifismFollowup to: My Way I have said a thing or two about rationality, these past months. I have said a thi
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
There are three great besetting sins of rationalists in particular, and the third of these is underconfidence. Michael Vassar regularly accuses me of this sin,
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Once upon a time, Seth Roberts took a European vacation and found that he started losing weight while drinking unfamiliar-tasting caloric fruit juices. Now supp
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Mandatory Secret Identities I’ve noticed a serious problem in which aspiring rationalists vastly overestimate their ability to optimize o
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Collective Apathy and the InternetFollowup to: Helpless Individuals Previously: Let’s say we have two groups of soldiers. In group 1,
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Rationality is Systematized Winning Yesterday I said: “Rationality is systematized winning.” “But,” you protest, "the reasonable person doesn’t a
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Beware of Other-Optimizing Followup to: Bystander Apathy Yesterday I convered the bystander effect, aka bystander apathy: given a fixed problem situation, a group of bystanders is actually less likely to act than a single bystander.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
The bystander effect, also known as bystander apathy, is that larger groups are less likely to act in emergencies – not just individually, but collectively. Put an experimental subject alone in a room and let smoke start coming up from under the door. 75% of the subjects will leave to report it.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Money: The Unit of Caring Yesterday: There is this very, very old puzzle/observation in economics about the lawyer who spends an hour vo
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Helpless Individuals Steve Omohundro has suggested a folk theorem to the effect that, within the interior of any approximately rational,
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Rationality: Common Interest of Many Causes When you consider that our grouping instincts are optimized for 50-person hunter-gatherer ban
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Church vs. Taskforce It is a non-so-hidden agenda of this site, Less Wrong, that there are many causes which benefit from the spread of r
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Can Humanism Match Religion’s Output?Followup to: Is Humanism a Religion-Substitute? I am generally suspicious of envying crazy groups o
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Your Price for Joining Perhaps the single largest voluntary institution of our modern world-bound together not by police and taxation, no
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Why Our Kind Can’t Cooperate In the Ultimatum Game, the first player chooses how to split $10 between themselves and the second player, a
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Why Our Kind Can’t Cooperate One of the likely characteristics of someone who sets out to be a “rationalist” is a lower-than-usual tolerance for f
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Rationality Verification From when I was still forced to attend, I remember our synagogue’s annual fundraising appeal. It was a simple en
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Schools Proliferating Without EvidenceFollowup to: A Sense That More Is Possible I strongly suspect that there is a possible art of rati
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Epistemic Viciousness Robyn Dawes, author of one of the original papers from Judgment Under Uncertainty and of the book Rational Choice i
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: A Sense That More Is Possible Someone deserves a large hattip for this, but I’m having trouble remembering who; my records don’t seem to
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Previously in series: Raising the Sanity WaterlineFollowup to: Teaching the Unteachable To teach people about a topic you’ve labeled “rationality”, it helps f
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
To paraphrase the Black Belt Bayesian: Behind every exciting, dramatic failure, there is a more important story about a larger and less dramatic failure that m
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Sunlight enriched air already alive with curiosity, as dawn rose on Brennan and his fellow students in the place to which Jeffreyssai had summoned them. They sa
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Make An Extraordinary Effort, On Doing the Impossible, Beyond the Reach of God The virtue of tsuyoku naritai, “I want to become stronger”, is to a
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Trying to Try, Tsuyoku Naritai "It is essential for a man to strive with all his heart, and to understand that it is difficult even to reach the
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Use the Try Harder, Luke “Persevere.” It’s a piece of advice you’ll get from a whole lot of high achievers in a whole lot of disciplines. I didn
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Trying to Try “When there’s a will to fail, obstacles can be found.” -John McCarthy I first watched Star Wars IV-VI when I was very young. Se
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
“No! Try not! Do, or do not. There is no try.” -Yoda Years ago, I thought this was yet another example of Deep Wisdom that is actually quite stupid.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Hunter-gatherer tribes are usually highly egalitarian (at least if you’re male)-the all-powerful tribal chieftain is found mostly in agricultural societies, rarely in the ancestral environment. Among most hunter-gatherer tribes, a hunter who brings in a spectacular kill will carefully downplay the accomplishment to avoid envy.…
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
In Orthodox Judaism there is a saying: "The previous generation is to the next one as angels are to men; the next generation is to the previous one as donkeys
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: The Magnitude of His Own Folly I remember (dimly, as human memories go) the first time I self-identified as a “Bayesian”. Someone had just asked
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: The Magnitude of His Own Folly Today’s post is a tad gloomier than usual, as I measure such things. It deals with a thought experiment I invented to smash my own optimism, after I realized that optimism had misled me.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: My Naturalistic Awakening, Above-Average AI Scientists In the years before I met that would-be creator of Artificial General Intelligence (with a
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: The Proper Use of Humility, Tsuyoku Naritai (At this point, I fear that I must recurse into a subsequence; but if all goes as planned, it really w
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Fighting a Rearguard Action Against the Truth In yesterday’s episode, Eliezer2001 is fighting a rearguard action against the truth. Only graduall
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: That Tiny Note of Discord, The Importance of Saying “Oops” When we last left Eliezer 2000, he was just beginning to investigate the question of how to inscribe a morality into an AI. His reasons for doing this don’t matter at all, except insofar as they happen to historically demonstrate the importance of perfectionism.…
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: The Sheer Folly of Callow Youth When we last left Eliezer1997, he believed that any superintelligence would automatically do what was “right”, and
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: My Childhood Death Spiral, My Best and Worst Mistake, A Prodigy of Refutation “There speaks the sheer folly of callow youth; the rashness of an ignorance so abysmal as to be possible only to one of your ephemeral race…”
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: My Childhood Death Spiral, Raised in Technophilia My Childhood Death Spiral described the core momentum carrying me into my mistake, an affective death spiral around something that Eliezer 1996 called “intelligence”. I was also a technophile, pre-allergized against fearing the future.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: My Best and Worst Mistake My father used to say that if the present system had been in place a hundred years ago, automobiles would have been outl
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: My Childhood Death Spiral Yesterday I covered the young Eliezer’s affective death spiral around something that he called “intelligence”. Eliezer 1996, or even Eliezer 1999 for that matter, would have refused to try and put a mathematical definition-consciously, deliberately refused. Indeed, he would have been loath to put any defin ...…
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Affective Death Spirals, My Wild and Reckless Youth My parents always used to downplay the value of intelligence. And play up the value of-effort
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Something to Protect The following may well be the most controversial dilemma in the history of decision theory: A superintelligence from another galaxy, whom we shall call Omega, comes to Earth and sets about playing a strange little game.
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Should We Ban Physics? It may come as a surprise to some readers of this blog, that I do not always advocate using probabilities. Or rather, I d
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Tsuyoku Naritai, Circular Altruism In the gestalt of (ahem) Japanese fiction, one finds this oft-repeated motif: Power comes from having somethin
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
 
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies - Volume 3 (Castify)
 
Followup to: Circular Altruism. Response to: Knowing your argumentative limitations, OR “one [rationalist’s] modus ponens is another’s modus tollens.” (Stil
 
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