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59 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 February 2008 11:57PM

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Comment author: TheStevenator 13 December 2011 05:06:00AM 0 points [-]

Great post!

I think the greatest test of self honesty (maybe it ties with honestly imagining the world you wish weren't real) would be admitting to yourself that the world looks an awful lot like the hypotheticl world you just vividly imagined. I think if anyone who believes in god or homeopathy or what-have-you honestly imagined what the world would look like if their belief was wrong, and they had enough courage, they'd admit to themselves that the world looks a lot like that already.