Daily Archives: 2008-03-17

17 Mar 2008
Gnome Killer

Eliezer Yudkowsky, in post Explaining vs. Explaining Away at Overcoming Bias, deconstructs a brief passage of Keat’s Lamia to point out that distinction. He concludes with Bad scientist! No poems for you, gnomekiller! Well, that’s how it feels, if you get emotionally attached to the gnomes, and then a scientist says there aren’t any gnomes. […]

Category: philosophy
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