> I use a lot of fake frameworks — that is, ways of seeing the world that are probably or obviously wrong in some important way.

> I think this is an important skill. There are obvious pitfalls, but I think the advantages are more than worth it. In fact, I think the "pitfalls" can even sometimes be epistemically useful. [...]

> Assume the intuition [about there being extroverts and introverts] is wrong. It's fake. And then use it anyway. Let yourself wonder about and kind of believe in what makes sense to you about introverts and extroverts. Just do it in a mental sandbox of "This is all fake and made up."

> You know more about people than you're conscious of. Doing this sandboxing lets you flesh out Gears for extroversion and introversion with more of your mind.

> It also keeps you honest. You're already privileging hypotheses. This lets you own up to it and notice where you’re making implicit assumptions.
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