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entirelyuseless comments on Principia Compat. The potential Importance of Multiverse Theory - Less Wrong Discussion

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Comment author: entirelyuseless 10 October 2017 01:01:39PM 1 point [-]

"I'm getting the sense that much of what we call morality really is superrationality struggling to understand itself and failing"

Better to say that you are failing to understand morality. Morality in general is just the idea that you should do something that would be good to do, not just something that has good consequences.

And why would something be good to do, apart from the consequences? "Superrationality" is just a way of trying to explain this. So rather than your original statement, we can say that superrationality represents people struggling to understand morality.