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Rationality Quotes October 2012

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Checking for the Programming Gear

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Bayesian Conspiracy Check-in Post

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Framing a problem in a foreign language seems to reduce decision biases

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Anyone want a LW Enhancement Suite?

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[Link] Enhanced Autodidacticism for the Chronically Lazy and Hyperactive

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Enjoying food more: a case study in third options

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Off-topic Thread

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Buy Insurance -- Bet Against Yourself

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And our first child, Merlin Miles Blume, was born October 12th, 2016 =)

I think for me the problem is that I'm *not being Bayesian*. I can't make my brain assign 50% probability in a unified way. Instead, half my brain is convinced the hotel's definitely behind me, half is convinced it's ahead, they fail to cooperate on the [epistemic prisoner's dilemma](http://lesswron...(read more)

...amusingly enough, "sit in my room and write posts on Less Wrong" turned out to be a pretty good move, in retrospect.

Further update for future biographers: we got married on September 21st at the UC Berkeley botanical garden, Kenzi officiated and YVain gave a toast =)

Thank you for causing me to read that =)

"Anyone who wants to make disturbing the peace a crime is probably guilty of 'hating freedom'"

No, they have different priorities from you.

>Harry frowned. "Well, I could listen to it, or the Dark Lord... oh, my parents. Those who had thrice defied him. They were also mentioned in the prophecy, so they could hear the recording?" > >"If James and Lily heard anything different from what Minerva reported," Albus said evenly, "they did not ...(read more)

Fantastic work, thank you =)

For anyone else unpacking the zip file, note you'll want to create a new directory to unzip it into, not just unzip it in the middle of your home folder.

Physicalism is the radical notion that people are made of things that aren't people.