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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/k5/cached_thoughts/ Cached Thoughts] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/k5/cached_thoughts/ Cached Thoughts]
  
 
==Other posts==
 
==Other posts==
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/k8/how_to_seem_and_be_deep/ How to Seem (and Be) Deep] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]] - Just find ways of violating cached expectations.
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/k8/how_to_seem_and_be_deep/ How to Seem (and Be) Deep] Just find ways of violating cached expectations.
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ic/the_virtue_of_narrowness/ The Virtue of Narrowness] and [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k7/original_seeing/ Original Seeing] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]] - One way to fight cached patterns of thought is to focus on precise concepts.
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ic/the_virtue_of_narrowness/ The Virtue of Narrowness] and [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k7/original_seeing/ Original Seeing] One way to fight cached patterns of thought is to focus on precise concepts.
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/d2/cached_procrastination/ Cached Procrastination] by [[jimrandomh]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/d2/cached_procrastination/ Cached Procrastination] by [[jimrandomh]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/4e/cached_selves/ Cached Selves] by [[Anna Salamon]] and [[Steve Rayhawk]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/4e/cached_selves/ Cached Selves] by [[Anna Salamon]] and [[Steve Rayhawk]]

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A cached thought is an answer that was arrived at by recalling the old conclusion, rather than performing the reasoning from scratch.

What is generally called common sense is more or less a collection of cached thoughts.

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