Exploring Premium Mediocrity by Zvi Moshowitz – Defining premium mediocre. Easy and hard mode related to Rao’s theories of losers, sociopaths and heroes. The Real Thing. A 2×2 ribbonfarm style graph. Restaurants.
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What You Cant Say To A Sympathetic Ear by Katja Grace – Sharing socially unacceptable views with your friends is putting them in a bad situation, regardless of whether they agree with those ideas. If they don’t punish you society will hold them complicit. Socially condemning views is worse than commonly thought “To successfully condemn a view socially is to lock that view in place with a coordination problem.”