[ExI] bad news for smart people

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 08:35:55 UTC 2020

On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 3:37 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> What Adrian is talking about, I think, is what I do:  "Alert.
> possible dissonance ahead."  So when that alert goes off, I pay close
> attention to my own ideas and the contrary message.  If I don't I may say
> later "Whoa, wait a minute.  That's not what I think at all.  Why didn't I
> ask a question?"
> If in a book I"ll put a ?? by it.

Close enough.  One trick is knowing when to invoke that alert, because
people can and will try to trigger it when it doesn't apply, for a variety
of essentially malicious reasons.
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