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A guide to this sequence is available at [http://lesswrong.com/lw/od/37_ways_that_words_can_be_wrong/ 37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong].
 
A guide to this sequence is available at [http://lesswrong.com/lw/od/37_ways_that_words_can_be_wrong/ 37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong].
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ne/the_parable_of_the_dagger The Parable of the Dagger]
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*[http://www.mitracatur.com/product/cotton-bud Cotton bud]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nf/the_parable_of_hemlock The Parable of Hemlock]
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*[http://kiosauto.com Aksesoris mobil]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ng/words_as_hidden_inferences Words as Hidden Inferences]
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*[http://www.tokobungasabana.com Toko bunga online jakarta]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nh/extensions_and_intensions Extensions and Intensions]
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*[http://www.alliedarmament.com/ Toko Bunga Jakarta]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nj/similarity_clusters Similarity Clusters]
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*[https://www.tokobungakarangan.com/ Toko Bunga]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nk/typicality_and_asymmetrical_similarity Typicality and Asymmetrical Similarity]
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*[http://www.tiraimodern.com/product/vertical-blind Vertical blind depok]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nl/the_cluster_structure_of_thingspace The Cluster Structure of Thingspace]
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*[http://vamostech.com/gps-tracking Gps trcking mobil]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nm/disguised_queries Disguised Queries]
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*[http://vamostech.com/gps-tracking Gps tracker motor]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nn/neural_categories Neural Categories]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/no/how_an_algorithm_feels_from_inside How An Algorithm Feels From Inside]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/np/disputing_definitions Disputing Definitions]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nq/feel_the_meaning Feel the Meaning]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nr/the_argument_from_common_usage The Argument From Common Usage]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ns/empty_labels Empty Labels]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nu/taboo_your_words Taboo Your Words]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nv/replace_the_symbol_with_the_substance Replace the Symbol with the Substance]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nw/fallacies_of_compression Fallacies of Compression]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nx/categorizing_has_consequences Categorizing Has Consequences]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ny/sneaking_in_connotations Sneaking in Connotations]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nz/arguing_by_definition Arguing "By Definition"]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o0/where_to_draw_the_boundary Where to Draw the Boundary?]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o1/entropy_and_short_codes Entropy, and Short Codes]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o2/mutual_information_and_density_in_thingspace Mutual Information, and Density in Thingspace]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o3/superexponential_conceptspace_and_simple_words Superexponential Conceptspace, and Simple Words]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o8/conditional_independence_and_naive_bayes Conditional Independence, and Naive Bayes]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o9/words_as_mental_paintbrush_handles Words as Mental Paintbrush Handles]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/oc/variable_question_fallacies Variable Question Fallacies]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/od/37_ways_that_words_can_be_wrong 37 Ways That Suboptimal Use Of Categories Can Have Negative Side Effects On Your Cognition]
 
 
 
==Alternative formats==
 
* Podcast: http://castify.co/channels/16-less-wrong-a-human-s-guide-to-words
 
* ReadLists: http://readlists.com/9c3edb18
 
  
 
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Revision as of 17:10, 22 April 2016

A series on the use and abuse of words; why you often can't define a word any way you like; how human brains seem to process definitions. First introduces the Mind projection fallacy and the concept of how an algorithm feels from inside, which makes it a basic intro to key elements of the LW zeitgeist.

A guide to this sequence is available at 37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong.