[ExI] bad news for smart people
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 14:12:49 UTC 2020
Thanks, Adrian - please supply a few of the malicious reasons. bill w
On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 3:38 AM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> 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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