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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/3w3/how_to_beat_procrastination/ How to Beat Procrastination] by [[User:lukeprog|lukeprog]]
 
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/9wr/my_algorithm_for_beating_procrastination/ My Algorithm for Beating Procrastination] by [[User:lukeprog|lukeprog]]
 
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/7z1/antiakrasia_tool_like_stickkcom_for_data_nerds/ Anti-akrasia tool: like stickK.com for data nerds] by [[User:dreeves|dreeves]]
 
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Akrasia is the state of acting against one's better judgment. Examples of akrasia include procrastination and inability to form strong cooperating communities.

Note that, for example, if you are procrastinating because it's not in your best interest to complete the task you are delaying, it is not a case of akrasia.

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