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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/6z/purchase_fuzzies_and_utilons_separately/ Purchase Fuzzies and Utilons Separately]
 
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/bk/the_trouble_with_good/ The Trouble With "Good"] by [[Yvain]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/bk/the_trouble_with_good/ The Trouble With "Good"] by [[Yvain]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/lb/not_for_the_sake_of_happiness_alone/ Not for the Sake of Happiness (Alone)]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 07:40, 13 July 2012

A hypothetical measurement unit for "warm fuzzy feeling" one gets from believing that one has done good. Unlike utils, fuzzies can be earned through psychological tricks without regard for efficiency. For this reason, it may be a good idea to separate the concerns for actually doing good, for which one might need to shut up and multiply, and for earning fuzzies, to get psychological comfort.

Blog posts

See also