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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://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/05/think_like_real.html Think Like Reality]}}
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|[[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]|[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality]}}
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==Blog posts==
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
  
==See Also==
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==See also==
*[[Curiosity]]
 
  
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*[[Curiosity]], [[Surprise]]
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*[[Cached thought]], [[Curiosity stopper]]
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*[[Absurdity heuristic]]
  
=====Overcoming Bias Articles=====
 
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*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/05/think_like_real.html 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.

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See also