Akrasia

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See also

External links

  • Akrasia at Psychology Wiki
  • Weakness of Will, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • Beeminder, community-member developed tool for commitment via self-imposed financial penalties

Increasing willpower is seen by some as a solution to akrasia, thoughakrasia. On the other hand, many favor tryingusing tools such as Internal Double Crux to resolve internal mental conflicts until one wants to do the perform the reflectively endorsed task. The "resolve internal conflicts" approach is often related to viewing the mind in terms of parts that disagree with each other.

Increasing willpower is seen by some as a solution to akrasia, though many favor trying to resolve internal mental conflicts until one wants to do the perform the reflectively endorsed task. The "resolve internal conflicts" approach is often related to viewing the mind in terms of parts that disagree with each other.

Akrasia is the state of acting against one's better judgment. A canonical example is procrastination. 

Increasing willpower is seen by some as a solution to akrasia, though many favor trying to resolve internal mental conflicts until one wants to do the perform the reflectively endorsed task. 

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