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==Summary==
 
==Summary==
  
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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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.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/09/planning-fallac.html Planning Fallacy] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
 
*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/09/planning-fallac.html Planning Fallacy] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]

Revision as of 10:16, 16 April 2009

Summary

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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