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= Welcome to Less Wrong =
  
= Welcome to Less Wrong =
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The LessWrong 2.0 Open Beta is live on:
  
Thinking and deciding are central to our daily lives. The Less Wrong community aims to gain expertise in ''how'' human brains think and decide, so that we can think and decide more successfully. We use the latest insights from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_science cognitive science], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_psychology social psychology], [http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Bayesian_probability probability theory], and [http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Decision_theory decision theory] to improve our understanding of ''how the world works'' and ''what we can do to achieve our goals''.
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[http://lesserwrong.com LesserWrong.com]
  
Want to know if your doctor's diagnosis is correct? It helps to understand [http://yudkowsky.net/rational/bayes Bayes' Theorem]. Want to make a plan for achieving your goals? It helps to know the ways in which [http://lesswrong.com/lw/5sk/inferring_our_desires/ we don't know our own desires]. Want to make the world a better place? It helps to know about the cognitive bias called '[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hw/scope_insensitivity/ scope insensitivity]', and that [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3gj/efficient_charity_do_unto_others/ some charities are more efficient than others].
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We [http://lesswrong.com/lw/5x8/teachable_rationality_skills/ discuss] and [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4wm/rationality_boot_camp/ practice] these skills on the [http://lesswrong.com/promoted/ main blog], in the [http://lesswrong.com/r/discussion/ discussion area], and in [http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Less_Wrong_meetup_groups regular meetups] around the world.
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Some prominent organizations that relate to us are showcased below:
  
New to the site? [http://lesswrong.com/about/ Start here].
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Latest revision as of 13:20, 10 December 2017

Welcome to Less Wrong

The LessWrong 2.0 Open Beta is live on:

Some prominent organizations that relate to us are showcased below:

CFAR MIRI FHI

Recent Promoted Articles

Featured Articles