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ChristianKl comments on Making intentions concrete - Trigger-Action Planning - Less Wrong

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Comment author: ChristianKl 04 December 2016 11:02:20PM 2 points [-]

The phrase TAP or trigger action planning has a specific meaning. If I chat with other people at my dojo, I can say: "You should make a TAP for the habit you want to adapt." Most people outside of this community wouldn't understand that sentence as it refers to a specific CFAR concept.

Having posts that explain core vocabulary of this community like "TAPs" and that can be linked is valuable.

As far as the actual content goes I didn't know that there was a study that showed that TAPs aren't helpful to people with socially prescribed perfectionism is useful knowledge that might change how I react if I talk to a person who falls in that cluster.

Comment author: sen 05 December 2016 06:56:57AM *  0 points [-]

Fair enough, though I disagree with the idea of using the discussion board as a repository of information.

Comment author: ChristianKl 05 December 2016 01:38:50PM 1 point [-]


This approach also has the advantage that different people can contribute their own thoughts and learnings around the concept.

Comment author: sen 06 December 2016 09:11:27AM *  0 points [-]

Information on the discussion board is front-facing for some time, then basically dies. Yes, you can use the search to find it again, but that becomes less reliable as discussion of TAPs increases. It's also antithetical to the whole idea behind TAP.

The wiki is better suited for acting as a repository of information.

Comment author: ChristianKl 06 December 2016 05:55:24PM 1 point [-]

LessWrong isn't simply a discussion board. It's a blog/discussion board hybrid. Various posts do get read long after they are written.