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31 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 April 2008 06:13AM

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Comment author: Richard_Hollerith2 22 April 2008 05:01:03AM 1 point [-]

Beautiful, Eliezer.

Here is my attempt to summarize: everyone must remain open to the possibility that reality is structured differently than he believes.

A corollary is that everyone with a plan to affect reality must remain open to the possibility that his work on that plan was a waste of his time even if he devoted his life to that work.