# Difference between revisions of "Mind projection fallacy"

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'''Mind projection fallacy''' is an error of projecting your own mind's properties into the external world. The term was introduced by E.T.Jaynes, to analyze people's tendency to see probabilities as inherent properties of objects. | '''Mind projection fallacy''' is an error of projecting your own mind's properties into the external world. The term was introduced by E.T.Jaynes, to analyze people's tendency to see probabilities as inherent properties of objects. | ||

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* [http://www.overcomingbias.com/2008/03/mind-projection.html Mind Projection Fallacy] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]] | * [http://www.overcomingbias.com/2008/03/mind-projection.html Mind Projection Fallacy] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]] | ||

* [http://www.overcomingbias.com/2008/03/mind-probabilit.html Probability is in the Mind] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]] | * [http://www.overcomingbias.com/2008/03/mind-probabilit.html Probability is in the Mind] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]] | ||

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## Revision as of 08:53, 12 June 2009

**Mind projection fallacy** is an error of projecting your own mind's properties into the external world. The term was introduced by E.T.Jaynes, to analyze people's tendency to see probabilities as inherent properties of objects.

## Related concepts

## Blog posts

## External references

- E. T. Jaynes (1990) (PDF).
*Probability Theory as Logic*. http://bayes.wustl.edu/etj/articles/prob.as.logic.pdf.