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==See also==
==See also==
*[[Anti-epistemology]], [[Belief in belief]]
*[[Semantic stopsign]], [[Motivated skepticism]]
*[[Semantic stopsign]], [[Motivated skepticism]]
*[[Improper belief]], [[Truth]]
*[[Improper belief]], [[Truth]]

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Self-deception is a state of preserving a wrong belief, often facilitated by denying or rationalizing away the relevance, significance, or importance of opposing evidence and logical arguments. Beliefs supported by self-deception are often chosen for reasons other than how closely those beliefs approximate truth.

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Other resources

  • Robin Hanson (2009). "Enhancing Our Truth Orientation". in Larissa Behrendt, Nick Bostrom. Human Enhancement. Oxford University Press.  (PDF)

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