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Comment author: Robin_Hanson2 22 November 2006 09:02:34PM 16 points [-]

To continue with this metaphor, it seems what we need is a good set of problems to test our rationality (i.e., ability to resist common biases). As with any cognitive test, the details of the test can't be known in advance, or people would just memorize answers instead of developing skills. So we need to collect a rather large set of good test questions, or create a generators to create sets of them automatically. Not easy, but perhaps worth doing.