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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/jg/planning_fallacy/ Planning Fallacy] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/rj/surface_analogies_and_deep_causes/ Surface Analogies and Deep Causes] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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Revision as of 07:21, 17 November 2009

Taking the outside view means reasoning in far mode in cases where one would ordinarily use near mode thinking. It's a solution to the planning fallacy, and is generally useful in cases where details are selectively unavailable or impossible to make use of in an unbiased way.

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