Rational Feed

Scott:

Against Overgendering Harassment by Scott Alexander – About 25% of harassment victims are men. About 20% of perpetrators are women.

Rationalist:

Show Lw Diaspora Project Map And Preregistration Database by Hypothesis (LW 2.0) – A list of running and completed rationalist projects and startups. Each project has an associated description and contact information.

A Lament On Simler Et Al by Everything Studies – Neither groups nor individuals are selected for evolutionarily, genes are. Acting in your ‘genetic self interest’ is not the same thing as acting selfishly int he normal sense. People should stop using one word for both concepts.

Politics and Economics:

What If Were Right by Jacob Falkovich – “You shouldn’t be afraid to notice the symmetry of good and bad arguments, the symmetry of knowledge and incentives on both sides, and say: ‘I think as a society we are roughly in the correct spot on this issue. I shouldn’t be trying to nudge the discussion in either direction, I should probably just shut up and focus on something else.'”

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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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