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khafra comments on Lotteries: A Waste of Hope - Less Wrong

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Comment author: khafra 18 September 2012 04:47:17PM 0 points [-]

On the other hand, if visualizing winning the lottery does no harm to your actual goals, it may be better than visualizing success at your actual goals.

Comment author: buybuydandavis 18 September 2012 06:53:28PM 0 points [-]

My second point was about opportunity cost - the time you spend on dreams that do no harm is time that could be spent on dreams that provide some benefit.