"This use of "naturally" may be jarring, since i..."


by Eric Rogstad Jul 13 2016

\(Naturally, logical decision agents one\-box, not because one\-boxing is good news, but because the LDT algorithm chooses as if controlling the output of the algorithm; and if the output of the LDT algorithm is 'take one box', this leads to Box B containing a million dollars\.\)

This use of "naturally" may be jarring, since it may not feel obvious to the reader just being introduced to logical decision theories that this is how they work. (And I think it is common for readers to be annoyed when an author treats something as obvious that's not clear to them.)

Consider, "As you may suspect, logical decision agents…" or "As we shall see, logical decision agents…"