Rational Feed

Rationalist:

The Right To Be Wrong by Sarah Constantin – The Right To Your Opinion. Discovery Requires Risking Mistakes. Space Mom Accepts All Her Children.

For People Who Are Too Honest Or Why by Sailor Vulcan – ‘When people say that there’s such a thing as being too honest, I don’t think they’re talking about honesty per se,’ I told him. ‘More likely, they’re actually saying that there’s such a thing as being too open and familiar with people too quickly.'”

Politics and Economics:

The Media Narrative Wrong by Grey Enlightenment – “Trump cannot win. Trump will doom stock market & economy. Trump cutting off trade deals will hurt economy. Trump will hurt foreign relations. The bull market hinges on Trump passing tax cuts, and if he fails the market will crash. The economy will fail/market will crash/debt too high/inflation/etc. Housing prices in Bay Area are a bubble. Bitcoin will crash.”

Podcast:

106 Humanity 20 by Waking Up with Sam Harris – “Sam Harris speaks with Jennifer Doudna about the gene-editing technology CRISPR/cas9. They talk about the biology of gene editing, how specific tissues in the body can be targeted, the ethical implications of changing the human genome, the importance of curiosity-driven science, and other topics.”

Conversation Douglas Irwin Podcast by Marginal Revolution – “trade, trade history, and trade policy. We covered how much of 19th century American growth was due to tariffs, trade policy toward China, the cultural argument against free trade, whether there is a national security argument for agricultural protectionism, TPP, how new trade agreements should be structured, the trade bureaucracy in D.C., whether free trade still brings peace, Smoot-Hawley, the American Revolution (we are spoiled brats), Dunkirk, why New Hampshire is so wealthy, Brexit, Alexander Hamilton, NAFTA, the global trade slowdown, premature deindustrialization, and the history of the Chicago School of Economics”

Author: deluks917

"Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me" I am trying to help animals and increase the odds of a good future. Stereotypical nerdy transgirl. Right now interested in crypto.

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