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TheOtherDave comments on Justified Expectation of Pleasant Surprises - Less Wrong

10 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 15 January 2009 07:26AM

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Comment author: TheOtherDave 12 December 2013 05:36:04PM 1 point [-]

If you create and obtain as much or more of what you value from your environment without hope as you do with hope, then there's no reason for you to have hope.

Many people believe that to be false about themselves and each other.

Of course, they could be wrong. Or they could be right in general but you're an exception. Do you have any particular reason to believe either of those things?