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Epistemology and Fighting

Before mixed martial arts, people were in the dark about which martial arts worked and which didn’t. How would a wing chun master do against a boxer? How would a karate black-belt fare against a wrestler? But since MMA, we’ve … Continue reading

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Taboos on True Beliefs

It’s wholly coherent (dare I say plausible) that we’d be better off not knowing certain true things. Vonnegut talked about the heartbreaking necessity of lying about reality. However, I am incredibly skeptical that it is ever actually a good idea … Continue reading

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