5: HJPEV and the Last Enemy

Aug 23, 2017

by Eliezer Yudkowsky

"Is there some amazing rational thing you do when your mind's running in all different directions?" she managed.

"My own approach is usually to identify the different desires, give them names, conceive of them as separate individuals, and let them argue it out inside my head. So far the main persistent ones are my Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Gryffindor, and Slytherin sides, my Inner Critic, and my simulated copies of you, Neville, Draco, Professor McGonagall, Professor Flitwick, Professor Quirrell, Dad, Mum, Richard Feynman, and Douglas Hofstadter."

Hermione considered trying this before her Common Sense warned that it might be a dangerous sort of thing to pretend. "There's a copy of me inside your head?"

"Of course there is!" Harry said. The boy suddenly looked a bit more vulnerable. "You mean there isn't a copy of me living in your head?"

There was, she realized; and not only that, it talked in Harry's exact voice.

HJPEV and the Last Enemy

Chapters 86 - 99

Chapter 86: Multiple Hypothesis Testing

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Chapter 87: Hedonic Awareness

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Chapter 88: Time Pressure, Pt 1

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Chapter 89: Time Pressure, Pt 2

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Chapter 90: Roles, Pt 1

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Chapter 91: Roles, Pt 2

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Chapter 92: Roles, Pt 3

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Chapter 93: Roles, Pt 4

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Chapter 94: Roles, Pt 5

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Chapter 95: Roles, Pt 6

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Chapter 96: Roles, Pt 7

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Chapter 97: Roles, Pt 8

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Chapter 98: Roles, Final

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Chapter 99: Roles, Aftermath

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