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42 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 22 November 2006 08:00PM

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Comment author: orthonormal 22 July 2009 10:44:21PM *  6 points [-]

Welcome to Less Wrong, Dylan! Check out the welcome thread and introduce yourself.

I agree that one can develop a pretty impressive Art based on destroying self-deception rather than on seeking truth, particularly when 'seeking truth' sounds like an exceptionally problematic phrase.

But it might not have to be that problematic. Read The Simple Truth if you want to know what Eliezer means by truth; it's much less naive than I'd expected when I was new around here.