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'''Universal law''' is the idea that everything in reality always behaves according to the same law, there are no exceptions and no alternatives.
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==Related concepts==
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*[[Lawful intelligence]]
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*[[Natural world]]
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*[[Magic]]
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==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hq/universal_fire/ Universal Fire] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]], [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hr/universal_law/ Universal Law] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]], and [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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=====Posts by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]:=====
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hq/universal_fire/ Universal Fire] - You can't change just one thing in the world and expect the rest to continue working as before.
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hr/universal_law/ Universal Law] - The same laws apply everywhere.
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hs/think_like_reality/ Think Like Reality] "Quantum physics is not "weird". ''You'' are weird. ''You'' have the absolutely bizarre idea that reality ought to consist of little billiard balls bopping around, when in fact reality is a perfectly normal cloud of complex amplitude in configuration space. This is ''your'' problem, not reality's, and ''you'' are the one who needs to change."
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Revision as of 02:38, 18 July 2009

Since the beginning
not one unusual thing
has ever happened.

Universal law is the idea that everything in reality always behaves according to the same law, there are no exceptions and no alternatives.

Related concepts

Blog posts

Posts by Eliezer Yudkowsky:
  • Universal Fire - You can't change just one thing in the world and expect the rest to continue working as before.
  • Universal Law - The same laws apply everywhere.
  • Think Like Reality "Quantum physics is not "weird". You are weird. You have the absolutely bizarre idea that reality ought to consist of little billiard balls bopping around, when in fact reality is a perfectly normal cloud of complex amplitude in configuration space. This is your problem, not reality's, and you are the one who needs to change."