Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> > I think you've missed the point. My argument is not about responding to
> > arguments at all - it is about responding to opinions, and hence about
> > responding to all those unconscious processes you celebrate. You have
> > unconscious processes and so do they. To prefer the output of your
> > processes to theirs you have to assume that you are more meta-rational.
>Eeensy-weensy correction: To prefer the output of your processes to
>theirs, you have to assume that you are better-informed or a better
>thinker. This does not mean disagreement, however; you may both believe
>that Pat is the better-informed of the two, and adjust the "compromise"
>opinion to be primarily weighted towards Pat's. ...
I meant to be talking about this point in time after you have each considered
the other's opinion, and each updated your opinion based on theirs.
Robin Hanson firstname.lastname@example.org http://hanson.gmu.edu
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