"The Sequences" is a series of essays by Eliezer Yudkowsky. They describe how to avoid the typical failure modes of human reason and instead think in ways that more reliably lead to true and accurate beliefs. These essays are the foundational texts of LessWrong.
To provide a quick and accessible introduction to The Sequences, we have selected 50 of the best essays that capture some of the seminal ideas.
Estimated read time of 8 hours.
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Part 3 of 6 from the Sequence Highlights.
While beliefs are subjective, that doesn't mean that one gets to choose their beliefs willy-nilly. There are laws that theoretically determine the correct belief given the evidence, and it's towards such beliefs that we should aspire.