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Is Greta an illusion?

Last week we talked about how a cognitive tendency similar to the ELIZA effect may have contributed to a change in my understanding, namely that I now consider Greta a person in her own right when I was far more … Continue reading

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The invisible tulpamancers

Last weekend I was having dinner with a good friend whom I will call Maria, and she somehow got to describing a dream she had had about someone who had recently died. She labeled this “really weird,” and in an … Continue reading

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