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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/vz/the_weak_inside_view/ The Weak Inside View]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/vz/the_weak_inside_view/ The Weak Inside View]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/rj/surface_analogies_and_deep_causes/ Surface Analogies and Deep Causes]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/rj/surface_analogies_and_deep_causes/ Surface Analogies and Deep Causes]
*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/07/beware-the-insi.html Beware the Inside View by Robin Hanson]
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*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/07/beware-the-insi.html Beware the Inside View] by [[Robin Hanson]]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 11:44, 25 January 2010

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.

Blog posts

See also