Rational Feed

Rationalist:

Signal Seeding by Katja Grace – “In general, if an action is a tiny bit good, not doing it can look a tiny bit bad (or stupid, or lazy, or incapable). Which makes it better to do, which makes it look worse to not do it, and so on.”

Politics and Economics:

The Over Hyped Purported Efficacy Of Australias Gun Laws by Grey Enlightenment – The fall in homicide deaths in Australia was already occurring when they instituted their gun control measures. Looking at the graphs its hard to find where the gun controls occurred. Homicide rates fell even faster in the USA, despite the USA loosening gun control during much of the relevant period.

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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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