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58 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 August 2007 09:13PM

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Comment author: Senthil 21 August 2007 10:09:02AM 0 points [-]

Ed, the student's response may be due to something he needs to unlearn as discussed in the following earlier post:

http://lesswrong.com/lw/i2/two_more_things_to_unlearn_from_school/

If it's not the case, that is, if he doesn't need to unlearn anything he may still be incorrect in his understanding. In that case, this post tells one of the reasons why he may be incorrect and be aware of it.

I think this is worse compared to the behaviour addressed in the earlier post.