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==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/jt/what_evidence_filtered_evidence/ What Evidence Filtered Evidence?] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/js/the_bottom_line/ The Bottom Line]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/jt/what_evidence_filtered_evidence/ What Evidence Filtered Evidence?]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/yg/informers_and_persuaders/ Informers and Persuaders]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
 
*[[Conservation of expected evidence]]
 
*[[Conservation of expected evidence]]
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*[[Rational evidence]], [[Standard of evidence]], [[Adversarial process]]
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*[[Epistemic hygiene]]
 
*[[Availability bias]], [[Dangerous knowledge]]
 
*[[Availability bias]], [[Dangerous knowledge]]
*[[Epistemic hygiene]]
 
*[[Rational evidence]]
 
 
*[[Dark arts]], [[Arguments as soldiers]], [[Rationalization]]
 
*[[Dark arts]], [[Arguments as soldiers]], [[Rationalization]]
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*[[Not technically a lie]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:57, 14 March 2012

Filtered evidence is evidence that was selected for the purpose of proving (disproving) a hypothesis. Filtered evidence may be highly misleading, but still it can be useful, if considered with care.

Blog posts

See also