A model for self-destructive behaviour

…people may engage in self-destruction even if it doesn’t make them happy because it makes them right about how the world works, and that’s more important to a mind that runs on predictive processing.

From https://srconstantin.wordpress.com/2018/11/11/she-wanted-it/

Edit: moved to https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/HuFZJkGptWDtRbkWs/she-wanted-it

Oh man does this a) resonate and b) explain a lot.

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