Cover of Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

author: Eliezer Yudkowsky (2015)
date read: 2014-11-01
pages: 2184
lists: fanfic , fantasy , learning-the-arts
rating: β˜… β˜… β˜… β˜† β˜†
available: online

HPMOR is both the best and the worst of rationalist fiction. Terrible, terrible writing, in a physically painful stilted style, and oh-so-fucking superior. There aren’t even characters in this story, only symbols.

At the same time, there’s the sequence against death, which I love to pieces, enough to revisit it occasionally.

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