Wait, I thought in my case those were, like, really tied into each other, barely two different things.

Nope, you say some crazy-sounding things that are actually right too. There are just other people that manage to say the crazy-sounding-but-right things and not say the just-plain-crazy things a hell of a lot better than you are capable of.

This post is for sacrificing my credibility!

by Will_Newsome 1 min read2nd Jun 2012347 comments


Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Don't worry, there won't be future posts like this, so you don't have to delete my LessWrong account, and anyway I could make another, and another.

But since you've dared to read this far:

Credibility. Should you maximize it, or minimize it? Have I made an error?


Don't be shallow, don't just consider the obvious points. Consider that I've thought about this for many, many hours, and that you don't have any privileged information. Whence our disagreement, if one exists?