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: An alief is an independent source of emotional reaction which can coexist with a contradictory belief. For example, the fear felt when a monster jumps out of the darkness in a scary movie is based on the alief that the monster is about to attack you, even though you believe that it cannot. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1xh/living_luminously/1ruj source]
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'''Alief''' is an independent source of emotional reaction which can coexist with a contradictory belief. For example, the fear felt when a monster jumps out of the darkness in a scary movie is based on the alief that the monster is about to attack you, even though you believe that it cannot.
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==Blog posts==
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1l/the_mystery_of_the_haunted_rationalist/ The Mystery of the Haunted Rationalist] by [[Yvain]]
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1xh/living_luminously/ Living Luminously] by [[Alicorn]]
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==See also==
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* [[Luminosity (sequence)]]
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* [[Emotion]], [[Hollywood rationality]], [[Corrupted hardware]]
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* [[Separate magisteria]]
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[[Category:Concepts]]

Revision as of 01:17, 15 March 2011

Alief is an independent source of emotional reaction which can coexist with a contradictory belief. For example, the fear felt when a monster jumps out of the darkness in a scary movie is based on the alief that the monster is about to attack you, even though you believe that it cannot.

Blog posts

See also