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Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.
 
Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.
 
|H. L. Mencken}}
 
|H. L. Mencken}}
 
==See also==
 
 
*[[Semantic stopsign]], [[Rationalization]]
 
*[[Narrative fallacy]]
 
*[[Complexity of value]]
 
*[[Occam's razor]], [[Magic]], [[Detached lever fallacy]]
 
  
 
==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/lq/fake_utility_functions/ Fake Utility Functions]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/lq/fake_utility_functions/ Fake Utility Functions]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/rd/passing_the_recursive_buck/ Passing the Recursive Buck]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/rd/passing_the_recursive_buck/ Passing the Recursive Buck]
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==See also==
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*[[Semantic stopsign]], [[Rationalization]]
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*[[Narrative fallacy]]
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*[[Complexity of value]]
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*[[Occam's razor]], [[Magic]], [[Detached lever fallacy]]
  
 
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Revision as of 04:14, 29 September 2009

Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.

H. L. Mencken

Blog posts

Posts by Eliezer Yudkowsky:

See also