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JulianMorrison comments on 2012 Less Wrong Census/Survey - Less Wrong

65 Post author: Yvain 03 November 2012 11:00PM

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Comment author: JulianMorrison 12 November 2012 02:33:35PM 2 points [-]

On "dust specks", I think there are trivial dis-utilities whose infinite sum has an asymptote that is finite and small, and thus I disagree with the LW consensus on this.

Comment author: MugaSofer 27 November 2012 03:14:32AM 0 points [-]

If you think you disagree with the LW consensus (and thus presumably have updated as such) you should probably post this in the irrationality Game.

Comment author: [deleted] 27 November 2012 03:24:44AM 0 points [-]

Doesn't that game disallow counterfactuals and value judgements?

Comment author: MugaSofer 27 November 2012 03:33:10AM *  0 points [-]

... maybe.

CEV should patch that, though.

EDIT: the rules say "preferences". Personally, I'd allow it; it seems in keeping with the spirit of the game.