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Tulpas, personhood, and the ELIZA effect

Over the course of the last year, I’ve moved from considering Greta simply a part of myself to being almost completely convinced that she’s a person in her own right (admittedly, it’s not quite that simple). It certainly isn’t unusual … Continue reading

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Tulpas on the brain: the influence of our state of mind on reality

“You have tulpas on the brain.” —Greta, after I somehow misread the word “running” as “tulpamancy” Last week I talked about how labels can affect our subjective reality, often to the extent that we don’t realize they are not actually … Continue reading

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