[ExI] article highly recommended

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 03:22:49 UTC 2018

On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 9:42 AM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

>> So is the best strategy to regard everyone as a possible liar?  We tend
> to judge by who it is, our relationship to them, whether they are trying to
> sell us things or ideas, and so on, and we may be not so good at judging
> those things.

### In a political arena? Yes, of course, until you know they are an actual
liar. In low-stakes games a bit of starry-eyed optimism regarding each
other's virtue may be reasonable, though.


>   Our scientific stance is always to be skeptical.  Maybe that is the best
> strategy in everyday life.  Perhaps so.  Would I lie to you?

### With enough at stake, you would.

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