Rational Feed

Scott:

The Invention Of Moral Narrative by Scott Alexander – Good vs Evil stories are ubiquitous in the modern world but seem much rarer before ~1700. For example neither side in the Iliad is especially virtuous. Robin Hanson’s explanation is that nation state propaganda is the main cause. Scott considers various alternative causes.

AI:

January 2018 Newsletter by The MIRI Blog – Monthly Newsletter: The 2017 Fundraiser was a big success, Research Updates, General Update, News and Links.

Podcast:

Marriage Is Obsolete Technology by The Bayesian Conspiracy – A discussions as to whether marriage is outdated and net-harmful. Cohost Eneasz recently got divorced and strongly objects to the lack of individual autonomy inside a marriage.

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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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