Simulacrum Levels

Yoav Ravid (+92)
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Simulacrum Levels are a framework for analyzing different motivations people can have for making statements.

Simulacrum Level 1: Attempt to describe the world accurately.

Simulacrum Level 2: Choose what to say based on what your statement will cause other people to do or believe.

Simulacrum Level 3: Say things that signal membership to your ingroup.

Simulacrum Level 4: Choose which group to signal membership to based on what the benefit would be for you.