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AALWA: Ask any LessWronger anything

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Morality open thread

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Seeking a "Seeking Whence 'Seek Whence'" Sequence

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This post is for sacrificing my credibility!

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[Link] A superintelligent solution to the Fermi paradox

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Scenario analysis: semi-general AIs

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Posts I repent of

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Note that I was totally correct, and the two of you were totally wrong

hahahaha

haaaaaaaaaaaahahahahaha

"Almost everyone found politics to be tribal and viscerally upsetting."

This is gold.

Good sociology yo, good sardonicism without sneering, best article I've seen about this subculture yet.

Anyone from Orange County attending? If so, could I get a ride?

> If there is evidence for X in MOR and/or canon then it’s fine to post about X without rot13, even if you also have heard privately from Eliezer that X is true. But you should not post that “Eliezer said X is true” unless you use rot13.

Oh, I guess I can post this then: V jnf ng n jrqqvat cnegl gu...(read more)

This is also such a delicious example of the Streisand effect...

Yes, Eliezer's Streisanding is almost suspiciously delicious. One begins to wonder if he is in thrall to... well, perhaps it is best not to speculate here, lest we feed the Adversary.

Dat irony tho.

Is there anything we should do?

Stylistic complaint: "we"? I don't think me reading your post means you and I are a "we". This is a public-facing website, your audience isn't your club.

As to the actual question, CellBioGuy's answer is spot-on.

Out of my last hundred or so comments only one currently sits at a karma score below zero (it's at -1 and I retracted it). Considering how many of my comments are (sometimes harshly) critical of LessWrong I think it is quite clear that LW is capable of accepting and reinforcing reasonable criticism....(read more)

Seriously though, Eliezer, most people lose about fifteen effective IQ points (so to speak) when they feel as if their ego is under attack. You seem to lose about forty. You seem to have an abnormally sensitive ego, so maybe this is a low-hanging fruit for you to use your rationality skills on. I kn...(read more)