Rational Feed

Rationalist:

Metapost September 5th by sam[]zdat – Plans for the blog. Next series will be on epistemology and the ”internal’ side of nhilism. Revised introduction. Sam will probably write fiction. Site reorganization. History section. Current reading list. Patreon.

Are People Innately Good by Sailor Vulcan – SV got into two arguments that went badly. One was on all lives matter. The other occurred when SV tried to defend Glen of Intentional Insights on the SSC discord. Terminal values aren’t consistent. SV was abused as a child.

Misc:

Into The Gray Zone by Bayesian Investor – Book Review. A modest fraction of people diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state have locked in syndrome. People misjudge when they would want to die. Alzheimer’s.

Podcast:

Caplan Family Podcast by Bryan Caplan – “For the last two years, I homeschooled my elder sons, Aidan and Tristan, rather than send them to traditional middle school. Now they’ve been returned to traditional high school. We decided to mark our last day with a father-son/teacher-student podcast on how we homeschooled, why we homeschooled, and what we achieved in homeschool.”

Dan Rather by The Ezra Klein Show – “Rather and I discuss the Trump presidency and what it means for the Republican Party’s future, our fractured media landscape, and Rather’s own evolving career in media.”

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Author: deluks917

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

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