Other-Optimizing

Created by Eliezer Yudkowsky at 1y

Other-optimizing is a failure mode in which a person vastly overestimates their ability to optimize someone else's life, usually as a result of underestimating the differences between themselves and othersothers, for example through the typical mind fallacy.

Other-optimizing is a failure mode in which a person vastly overestimates their ability to optimize someone else's life, usually as a result of underestimating the differences between themselves and others.others through the typical mind fallacy.

AOther-optimizing is a failure mode in which a rationalistperson vastly overestimates their ability to optimize someone else's life, usually as a result of underestimating the differences between themselves and others.

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A failure mode in which a rationalist vastly overestimates their ability to optimize someone else's life, usually as a result of underestimating the differences between themselves and others.

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