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'''''How to Actually Change Your Mind''''' is the second book contained in the ebook ''[[Rationality: From AI to Zombies]]'', by Eliezer Yudkowsky. It is the edited version of [[Original sequences#How to Actually Change Your Mind|a series of blog posts in "the Sequences"]], and covers the ultra-high-level penultimate technique of [[rationality]]: triumphing over confirmation bias and motivated cognition.
  
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''How to Actually Change Your Mind'' contains seven sequences of essays. These are all collected in the ''Rationality: From AI to Zombies'' ebook, but the essay names below are also linked to the original blog posts.
  
==What people are saying about the Silva Method==
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The previous book in the series is ''[[Map and Territory]]'', and the next book is ''[[The Machine in the Ghost]]''.
  
"''Jose Silva, the founder of The Silva Method, is a man I have admired for a long time. I have used The Silva Method of visualization for many years. It has helped me overcome illnesses and accidents and avoid surgery. I urge you to attend Silva training sessions.''"
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-'''Wayne W. Dyer, author of Real Magic'''
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"''If you can count, you can count on the Silva Sales Power Method to skyrocket your sales. This teaches how to sell your way through the top. Learn to enjoy success, achievement and all the benefits of the good life like time, money and lifestyle freedom while selling yourself by Silva's ideas.''" 
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===E. Overly Convenient Excuses===
-'''Mark Victor Hansen, motivational speaker, sales trainer, and author of Chicken Soup for the Soul'''.
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:46. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gq/the_proper_use_of_humility/ The Proper Use of Humility]
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:47. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hu/the_third_alternative/ The Third Alternative]
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:48. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hl/lotteries_a_waste_of_hope/ Lotteries: A Waste of Hope]
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:49. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hm/new_improved_lottery/ New Improved Lottery]
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:50. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ml/but_theres_still_a_chance_right/ But There's Still A Chance, Right?]
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:51. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mm/the_fallacy_of_gray/ The Fallacy of Gray]
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:52. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mn/absolute_authority/ Absolute Authority]
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:53. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jr/how_to_convince_me_that_2_2_3/ How to Convince Me That 2 + 2 = 3]
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:54. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mo/infinite_certainty/ Infinite Certainty]
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:55. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mp/0_and_1_are_not_probabilities/ 0 And 1 Are Not Probabilities]
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:56. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hn/your_rationality_is_my_business/ Your Rationality is My Business]
  
"''The most important technique I learned in The Silva Method was creative visualization . . . I found that it was amazingly effective.''"
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===F. Politics and Rationality===
-'''Shakti Gawain, author of Creative Visualization'''
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:57. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gw/politics_is_the_mindkiller/ Politics is the Mind-Killer]
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:58. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gz/policy_debates_should_not_appear_onesided/ Policy Debates Should Not Appear One-Sided]
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:59. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/h1/the_scales_of_justice_the_notebook_of_rationality/ The Scales of Justice, the Notebook of Rationality]
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:60. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hz/correspondence_bias/ Correspondence Bias]
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:61. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/i0/are_your_enemies_innately_evil/ Are Your Enemies Innately Evil?]
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:62. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lw/reversed_stupidity_is_not_intelligence/ Reversed Stupidity is Not Intelligence]
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:63. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lx/argument_screens_off_authority/ Argument Screens Off Authority]
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:64. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ly/hug_the_query/ Hug the Query]
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:65. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jc/rationality_and_the_english_language/ Rationality and the English Language]
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:66. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jd/human_evil_and_muddled_thinking/ Human Evil and Muddled Thinking]
  
"''Silva Method graduates told me they were able to relax, lose weight, quit smoking, find love, and achieve goals that had been eluding them for years''.  
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===G. Against Rationalization===
-'''Family Circle'''
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:67. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/he/knowing_about_biases_can_hurt_people/ Knowing About Biases Can Hurt People]
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:68. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ij/update_yourself_incrementally/ Update Yourself Incrementally]
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:69. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ik/one_argument_against_an_army/ One Argument Against An Army]
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:70. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/js/the_bottom_line/ The Bottom Line]
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:71. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jt/what_evidence_filtered_evidence/ What Evidence Filtered Evidence?]
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:72. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ju/rationalization/ Rationalization]
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:73. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jw/a_rational_argument/ A Rational Argument]
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:74. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jy/avoiding_your_beliefs_real_weak_points/ Avoiding Your Belief's Real Weak Points]
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:75. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/km/motivated_stopping_and_motivated_continuation/ Motivated Stopping and Motivated Continuation]
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:76. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/kq/fake_justification/ Fake Justification]
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:77. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/wj/is_that_your_true_rejection/ Is That Your True Rejection?]
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:78. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/uw/entangled_truths_contagious_lies/ Entangled Truths, Contagious Lies]
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:79. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/9a/of_lies_and_black_swan_blowups/ Of Lies and Black Swan Blowups]
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:80. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/uy/dark_side_epistemology/ Dark Side Epistemology]
  
"''Sales Power is full of stories about people in sales who learn to tap more of their mental power while doing the tasks of selling, to achieve dramatic success. One technique, 'going to alpha,' involves deliberately slowing down your brain waves. Other exercises are aimed at activating your left and right hemispheres. The more effective you are, the more likely your prospect is to take action.''"
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===H. Against Doublethink===
-'''Srikumar Rao, in Success Magazine, May 1992'''
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:81. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k0/singlethink/ Singlethink]
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:82. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/je/doublethink_choosing_to_be_biased/ Doublethink: Choosing to be Biased]
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:83. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/r/no_really_ive_deceived_myself/ No, Really, I've Deceived Myself]
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:84. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/s/belief_in_selfdeception/ Belief in Self-Deception]
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:85. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1f/moores_paradox/ Moore's Paradox]
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:86. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1o/dont_believe_youll_selfdeceive/ Don't Believe You'll Self-Deceive]
  
=So Why Are You Waiting For?=
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===I. Seeing with Fresh Eyes===
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:87. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/j7/anchoring_and_adjustment/ Anchoring and Adjustment]
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:88. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k3/priming_and_contamination/ Priming and Contamination]
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:89. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k4/do_we_believe_everything_were_told/ Do We Believe Everything We're Told?]
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:90. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k5/cached_thoughts/ Cached Thoughts]
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:91. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k6/the_outside_the_box_box/ The 'Outside the Box' Box]
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:92. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k7/original_seeing/ Original Seeing]
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:93. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/j1/stranger_than_history/ Stranger Than History]
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:94. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k9/the_logical_fallacy_of_generalization_from/ The Logical Fallacy of Generalization from Fictional Evidence]
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:95. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ic/the_virtue_of_narrowness/ The Virtue of Narrowness]
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:96. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k8/how_to_seem_and_be_deep/ How to Seem (and Be) Deep]
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:97. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jx/we_change_our_minds_less_often_than_we_think/ We Change Our Minds Less Often Than We Think]
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:98. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ka/hold_off_on_proposing_solutions/ Hold Off On Proposing Solutions]'''
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:99. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/s3/the_genetic_fallacy/ The Genetic Fallacy]
  
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===J. Death Spirals and the Cult Attractor===
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:100. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lg/the_affect_heuristic/ The Affect Heuristic]
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:101. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lh/evaluability_and_cheap_holiday_shopping/ Evaluability and Cheap Holiday Shopping]
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:102. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/li/unbounded_scales_huge_jury_awards_futurism/ Unbounded Scales, Huge Jury Awards, & Futurism]
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:103. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lj/the_halo_effect/ The Halo Effect]
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:104. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lk/superhero_bias/ Superhero Bias]
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:105. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ll/mere_messiahs/ Mere Messiahs]
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:106. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lm/affective_death_spirals/ Affective Death Spirals]
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:107. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ln/resist_the_happy_death_spiral/ Resist the Happy Death Spiral]
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:108. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lo/uncritical_supercriticality/ Uncritical Supercriticality]
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:109. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lr/evaporative_cooling_of_group_beliefs/ Evaporative Cooling of Group Beliefs]
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:110. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ls/when_none_dare_urge_restraint/ When None Dare Urge Restraint]
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:111. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lt/the_robbers_cave_experiment/ The Robbers Cave Experiment]
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:112. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lv/every_cause_wants_to_be_a_cult/ Every Cause Wants to be a Cult]
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:113. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lz/guardians_of_the_truth/ Guardians of the Truth]
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:114. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/m0/guardians_of_the_gene_pool/ Guardians of the Gene Pool]
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:115. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/m1/guardians_of_ayn_rand/ Guardians of Ayn Rand]
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:116. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/m4/two_cult_koans/ Two Cult Koans]
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:117. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/m9/aschs_conformity_experiment/ Asch's Conformity Experiment]
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:118. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ma/on_expressing_your_concerns/ On Expressing Your Concerns]
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:119. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mb/lonely_dissent/ Lonely Dissent]
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:120. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/md/cultish_countercultishness/ Cultish Countercultishness]
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===K. Letting Go===
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:121. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/i9/the_importance_of_saying_oops/ The Importance of Saying "Oops"]
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:122. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/j8/the_crackpot_offer/ The Crackpot Offer]
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:123. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gx/just_lose_hope_already/ Just Lose Hope Already]
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:124. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ib/the_proper_use_of_doubt/ The Proper Use of Doubt]
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:125. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/id/you_can_face_reality/ You Can Face Reality]
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:126. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jz/the_meditation_on_curiosity/ The Meditation on Curiosity]
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:127. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k1/no_one_can_exempt_you_from_rationalitys_laws/ No One Can Exempt You From Rationality's Laws]
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:128. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/o4/leave_a_line_of_retreat/ Leave a Line of Retreat]
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:129. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/ur/crisis_of_faith/ Crisis of Faith]
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:130. [http://lesswrong.com/lw/us/the_ritual/ The Ritual]
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[[Category:Techniques]][[Category:Sequences]]

Latest revision as of 23:13, 10 August 2017

How to Actually Change Your Mind is the second book contained in the ebook Rationality: From AI to Zombies, by Eliezer Yudkowsky. It is the edited version of a series of blog posts in "the Sequences", and covers the ultra-high-level penultimate technique of rationality: triumphing over confirmation bias and motivated cognition.

How to Actually Change Your Mind contains seven sequences of essays. These are all collected in the Rationality: From AI to Zombies ebook, but the essay names below are also linked to the original blog posts.

The previous book in the series is Map and Territory, and the next book is The Machine in the Ghost.

 

 

E. Overly Convenient Excuses

46. The Proper Use of Humility
47. The Third Alternative
48. Lotteries: A Waste of Hope
49. New Improved Lottery
50. But There's Still A Chance, Right?
51. The Fallacy of Gray
52. Absolute Authority
53. How to Convince Me That 2 + 2 = 3
54. Infinite Certainty
55. 0 And 1 Are Not Probabilities
56. Your Rationality is My Business

F. Politics and Rationality

57. Politics is the Mind-Killer
58. Policy Debates Should Not Appear One-Sided
59. The Scales of Justice, the Notebook of Rationality
60. Correspondence Bias
61. Are Your Enemies Innately Evil?
62. Reversed Stupidity is Not Intelligence
63. Argument Screens Off Authority
64. Hug the Query
65. Rationality and the English Language
66. Human Evil and Muddled Thinking

G. Against Rationalization

67. Knowing About Biases Can Hurt People
68. Update Yourself Incrementally
69. One Argument Against An Army
70. The Bottom Line
71. What Evidence Filtered Evidence?
72. Rationalization
73. A Rational Argument
74. Avoiding Your Belief's Real Weak Points
75. Motivated Stopping and Motivated Continuation
76. Fake Justification
77. Is That Your True Rejection?
78. Entangled Truths, Contagious Lies
79. Of Lies and Black Swan Blowups
80. Dark Side Epistemology

H. Against Doublethink

81. Singlethink
82. Doublethink: Choosing to be Biased
83. No, Really, I've Deceived Myself
84. Belief in Self-Deception
85. Moore's Paradox
86. Don't Believe You'll Self-Deceive

I. Seeing with Fresh Eyes

87. Anchoring and Adjustment
88. Priming and Contamination
89. Do We Believe Everything We're Told?
90. Cached Thoughts
91. The 'Outside the Box' Box
92. Original Seeing
93. Stranger Than History
94. The Logical Fallacy of Generalization from Fictional Evidence
95. The Virtue of Narrowness
96. How to Seem (and Be) Deep
97. We Change Our Minds Less Often Than We Think
98. Hold Off On Proposing Solutions
99. The Genetic Fallacy

J. Death Spirals and the Cult Attractor

100. The Affect Heuristic
101. Evaluability and Cheap Holiday Shopping
102. Unbounded Scales, Huge Jury Awards, & Futurism
103. The Halo Effect
104. Superhero Bias
105. Mere Messiahs
106. Affective Death Spirals
107. Resist the Happy Death Spiral
108. Uncritical Supercriticality
109. Evaporative Cooling of Group Beliefs
110. When None Dare Urge Restraint
111. The Robbers Cave Experiment
112. Every Cause Wants to be a Cult
113. Guardians of the Truth
114. Guardians of the Gene Pool
115. Guardians of Ayn Rand
116. Two Cult Koans
117. Asch's Conformity Experiment
118. On Expressing Your Concerns
119. Lonely Dissent
120. Cultish Countercultishness

K. Letting Go

121. The Importance of Saying "Oops"
122. The Crackpot Offer
123. Just Lose Hope Already
124. The Proper Use of Doubt
125. You Can Face Reality
126. The Meditation on Curiosity
127. No One Can Exempt You From Rationality's Laws
128. Leave a Line of Retreat
129. Crisis of Faith
130. The Ritual