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32 Post author: Benquo 10 December 2016 07:06AM

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Comment author: moridinamael 09 December 2016 09:04:17PM 2 points [-]

I feel like this goes hand in hand with epistemic humility (often showcased by Yvain) that I try to emulate. If you expose the inner wiring of your argument, including where you're uncertain, and literally invite people to shoot holes in it, you're going to learn a lot faster.

You could argue that Slate Star Codex is one big exercise in "Here are some thoughts I'm mildly/moderately/completely sure about, tell me what's wrong with them and I'll actually pay attention to your feedback."