Difference between revisions of "A Human's Guide to Words"

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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ne/the_parable_of_the_dagger The Parable of the Dagger]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ne/the_parable_of_the_dagger The Parable of the Dagger]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nf/the_parable_of_hemlock The Parable of Hemlock]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nf/the_parable_of_hemlock The Parable of Hemlock]
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*[http://www.papdan.com/ Melbourne Web Developer]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ng/words_as_hidden_inferences Words as Hidden Inferences]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ng/words_as_hidden_inferences Words as Hidden Inferences]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nh/extensions_and_intensions Extensions and Intensions]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nh/extensions_and_intensions Extensions and Intensions]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nl/the_cluster_structure_of_thingspace The Cluster Structure of Thingspace]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nl/the_cluster_structure_of_thingspace The Cluster Structure of Thingspace]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nm/disguised_queries Disguised Queries]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nm/disguised_queries Disguised Queries]
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*[http://www.phillro.com.au/p/industrial-2/airless-spray-packages-2/ Airless Spray]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nn/neural_categories Neural Categories]
 
*[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/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/np/disputing_definitions Disputing Definitions]
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*[http://www.usapropertyinvestors.com.au USA Property Investment]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nq/feel_the_meaning Feel the Meaning]
 
*[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/nr/the_argument_from_common_usage The Argument From Common Usage]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ns/empty_labels Empty Labels]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ns/empty_labels Empty Labels]
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*[http://www.papdan.com/seo-services-search-engine-optimisation.php Melbourne SEO Services]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/nu/taboo_your_words Taboo Your Words]
 
*[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/nv/replace_the_symbol_with_the_substance Replace the Symbol with the Substance]

Revision as of 19:43, 15 September 2015

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.

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