Rational Feed


Community History by Scott (r/SSC) – Scott answers: “What happened to Lesswrong? When (and more importantly why) did the spread out to other blogs happen?”


The Problem With Prestige by Robin Hanson – Small fields such as academic disciplines often use prestige to reward people. A mathematical model of how effort is allocated to maximize prestige. Why prestige doesn’t scale and what is under-incentivized by prestige.

The Parliamentary Model As The Correct Ethical Model by Kaj Sotala – An explanation of how the ‘parliamentary’ model of morality resolves uncertainty around which model of morality is correct. Why the parliamentary model is itself the correct model.


Chris Hayes by The Ezra Klein Show – Chris Hayes. Should Trump be removed from office. “Infighting between different factions of the Democratic Party, the signs that congressional Republicans are growing some backbone, and the reports that Trump’s closest aides are conspiring to keep him from doing too much damage to the country.”


Author: deluks917

Software Engineer in New York City. Admin of the SlateStarcodex discord. Math PHD drop out.

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