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Raw_Power comments on Dissolving the Question - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Raw_Power 11 September 2010 01:48:55AM 11 points [-]

This reminds me of a horrible nightmare I had back in High School. It was the purest dream I had ever had: the world consisted of me, a sheet of paper, and a mathematical problem. Every time I got to the bottom of the problem, before starting to solve it, I went back up to make sure I had gotten it right... only to find it had CHANGED. That again, and again, and again, until I woke up, a knot in my stomach and covered in sweat.

To realize that this dream has an explanation based on neural architecture rather than on some fear of exams is giving me a weird, tingly satisfaction...

Comment author: AspiringRationalist 29 March 2012 07:40:07PM 1 point [-]

Isn't fear of exams also due to neural architecture?

Comment author: Raw_Power 30 March 2012 01:13:24PM 0 points [-]

How does that work out?