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polarix comments on Fixing akrasia: damnation to acausal hell - Less Wrong Discussion

2 Post author: joaolkf 03 October 2013 10:34PM

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Comment author: solipsist 04 October 2013 02:39:17PM 2 points [-]

I'm floating in abstraction. Could you give a concrete story where a society that fixes akrasia suffers? I won't hold you to the particulars of the story, but I'd appreciate a place to plant my feet and generalize from.

Comment author: polarix 05 October 2013 03:33:32AM 3 points [-]

Unfortunately, no, what you ask for is not a permissible thing to do on LessWrong.

Comment author: solipsist 05 October 2013 05:50:27PM 1 point [-]

Thank you Moss_Piglet for PMing me enough specifics to get me grounded. I'll admit I don't understand why topic is banned, but respect the importance of local norms and will stop discussion.

Comment author: joaolkf 05 October 2013 11:07:31PM 0 points [-]

I can give examples without it being the forbidden topic, I think. I will try to improve the post as soon as I have a little free time.