Less Wrong is a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality. Please visit our About page for more information.

Doug_S. comments on Evaporative Cooling of Group Beliefs - Less Wrong

41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 December 2007 11:08PM

You are viewing a comment permalink. View the original post to see all comments and the full post content.

Comments (41)

Sort By: Old

You are viewing a single comment's thread.

Comment author: Doug_S. 08 December 2007 12:22:15AM 9 points [-]

If you eject them too, you're well on the way to becoming a Bose-Einstein condensate and, er, exploding.

Hmmm... to continue the metaphor more directly, their brains get frozen and can no longer update their beliefs?