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34 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 November 2007 03:45PM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 November 2007 09:39:47PM 6 points [-]

Yes, and Tooby and Cosmides ended up on the wrong side of the argument with Tversky and Kahneman about to what degree biases are contextually adaptive rather than reflective of computational limits.

I've noticed that none of my heroes, not even Douglas Hofstadter or Eric Drexler, seem to live up to my standard of perfection. Always sooner or later they fall short. It's annoying, you know, because it means I have to do it.