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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/18b/reason_as_memetic_immune_disorder/ Reason as memetic immune disorder] by [[Phil Goetz]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/18b/reason_as_memetic_immune_disorder/ Reason as memetic immune disorder] by [[Phil Goetz]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/1mh/what_is_in_that_click/ That Magical Click] - Fast following of short inference chains might be a capability of people who fail to compartmentalize
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/1mh/what_is_in_that_click/ That Magical Click] - Fast following of short inference chains might be a capability of people who fail to compartmentalize
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/2q6/compartmentalization_in_epistemic_and/ Compartmentalization in epistemic and instrumental rationality] by [[Anna Salamon]]
  
 
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Compartmentalization, or division of types of activity on separate magisteria is a tendency to restrict application of a generally-applicable skill, such as scientific method, only to select few contexts. More generally, the concept refers to not following a piece of knowledge to its logical conclusion, or not taking it seriously.

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