Less Wrong is a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality. Please visit our About page for more information.

Elo comments on Open thread, March 13 - March 19, 2017 - Less Wrong

2 Post author: Elo 13 March 2017 03:46AM

You are viewing a comment permalink. View the original post to see all comments and the full post content.

Comments (111)

You are viewing a single comment's thread. Show more comments above.

Comment author: Elo 16 March 2017 03:14:40AM 0 points [-]
  1. we don't know either way. It seems that believing it exists causes your ego to be depleted though.

  2. it probably relates to the original context in which you do the visualisation. You have given one example of a context where conflicting results might come out, there are several similar situations, so it's hard to know. I would feel safe saying that it seems to work some of the time for some people.