Against Doublethink

Aug 24, 2017

by Eliezer Yudkowsky

This short sequence explores another cognitive pattern that hinders our ability to update on evidence: George Orwell's 'doublethink' - the attempt to deceive oneself.

Singlethink

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Doublethink (Choosing to be Biased)

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No, Really, I've Deceived Myself

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Belief in Self-Deception

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Moore's Paradox

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Don't Believe You'll Self-Deceive

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