Choices Are Bad by Zvi Moshowitz – Choices reduce perceived value. Choices require time and energy. Making someone choose is imposing a real cost.
How Long Has Civilization Been Going by Elo (BearLamp) – Human agricultural society is only 342-1000 generations old. “Or when you are 24 years old you have lived one day for every year humans have had written records.” Human civilization is only a few hundred lifetimes old.
Politics and Economics:
Links 10 by Artir (Nintil) – Tons of links. Economics, Psychology, AI, Philosophy, Misc.
Book Review Mathematics For Computer Science by richard_reitz (lesswrong) – Why the text should be in the MIRI research guide. Intro. Prereqs. Detailed comparisons to similar texts. Complaints.