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Alexei comments on "Flinching away from truth” is often about *protecting* the epistemology - Less Wrong

71 Post author: AnnaSalamon 20 December 2016 06:39PM

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Comment author: Alexei 20 December 2016 04:48:14AM 3 points [-]

I basically just try to do the "obvious" thing: when I notice I'm averse to taking in "accurate" information, I ask myself what would be bad about taking in that information.

Interestingly enough this is a common step in Connection Theory charting.