Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality is finally finished!
I'm so happy!
I started reading this a few years ago,
but the rate of new chapters was never that fast and it's only been in the past month or so that Eliezer Yudkowsky finished writing it.
I think the premise is wonderful—that Harry Potter was raised by scientists and skeptically approached magic at Hogwarts by applying rational thought and scientific experimentation.
It takes a while to start,
but once it does,
I found I could not stop reading it
until I reached the current chapter and had to wait a several months for the next outburst of chapters).
Over the past two nights,
I've finished reading it
(staying up way past my bedtime),
and I must say,
I found He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named to be a quite facinating character
(when he finally did show up—oh,
is that a spoiler?).
I think it's worth the read,
all 122 chapters of it.
it's a complete story with Harry winning and He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named losing and not a seven book series,
so don't let the length discourage you if you are a Harry Potter fan—at least now you can finish it in one reading binge if you so desire.
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