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Meetup : First(New?) Waterloo Meetup

I have wished for a nearby LW group for a while and will be attending U of Waterloo in January. I will nearly certainly be there.

Felicifia: a Utilitarianism Forum

Good link, typo in title, have a good day, thank you for posting on Lesswrong.

Morality is not about willpower

Does it flow, or simulate a flow?

The True Rejection Challenge

I think I should be less secretive and try to let other people know about problems before coming up with a solution on my own more often. All of my attempts to come up with a specific scenario to mention in this post already violates the tendency which I am trying to eliminate. It is a vicious cycle. I suspect this post may have been pointless...

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The True Rejection Challenge

I think I should be less secretive and try to let other people know about problems before coming up with a solution on my own more often. All of my attempts to come up with a specific scenario to mention in this post already violate the tendency which I am trying to eliminate. It is a vicious cycle. I suspect this post may have been pointless...

How not to move the goalposts

Excellent post, I will keep these ideas in mind in future arguments.

Action and habit

I make a habit of muttering incoherently and then scornfully rejecting my own opinions to maximize reasonable creativity. Of course, this is a bad course of action in public, but very helpful when I need to make a game engine in two days.

I agree that expressing outrage is normally a bad idea, it generally does not convince the other person and negatively effects my ability to be rational.

Action and habit

Did they ever encourage it?

SIAI - An Examination

Thank you for the summary, I have considered looking for information on SIAI's costs before, so presenting it in a readable way is helpful.

Bayesians vs. Barbarians

I understand both of their arguments, but the emotions involved are incomprehensible...

I suppose I would have said nearly the same thing in Moly's position, and would not have predicted that I was being offensive. It would be helpful to be able to empathize with peoples emotions, but I am apparently horrible at it.

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