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Spending emotional energy on incredulity wastes time you could be using to [[update]].  It repeatedly throws you back into the frame of the old, wrong viewpoint.  It feeds your sense of righteous indignation at reality daring to contradict you.
 
Spending emotional energy on incredulity wastes time you could be using to [[update]].  It repeatedly throws you back into the frame of the old, wrong viewpoint.  It feeds your sense of righteous indignation at reality daring to contradict you.
 
|[[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]|[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality]}}
 
|[[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]|[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality]}}
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
  
 
==See also==
 
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*[[Cached thought]], [[Curiosity stopper]]
 
*[[Cached thought]], [[Curiosity stopper]]
 
*[[Absurdity heuristic]]
 
*[[Absurdity heuristic]]
 
==Blog posts==
 
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
 
  
 
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Spending emotional energy on incredulity wastes time you could be using to update. It repeatedly throws you back into the frame of the old, wrong viewpoint. It feeds your sense of righteous indignation at reality daring to contradict you.

Blog posts

See also