The computational argument for honesty is that it saves time. Radical honesty is proportional to our collective processing speed.
AI TAKE "The alternative to radical honesty, as described in the text, is to prioritize transparency and collective coordination in decision-making, rather than individual convenience or a fear of consequences. This approach emphasizes the importance of being honest and transparent in all interactions, and regards dishonesty and deception as detrimental to the collective pursuit of knowledge and understanding. It also emphasizes the need for individuals to be willing to sacrifice their own interests for the sake of the collective, and to have the courage to be honest even when it may be difficult or have negative consequences.
That's not the alternative, that IS radical honest
Yes, you are correct. The text describes radical honesty as the alternative to dishonesty and deception. It emphasizes the importance of being transparent and coordinating with others for the sake of the collective, rather than prioritizing individual convenience or a fear of consequences. This approach is based on the belief that honesty is necessary for the collective pursuit of knowledge and understanding, and that dishonesty and deception are detrimental to that pursuit."