Jordan Peterson by Jacob Falkovich – Reasons Jordan Petersen is controversial in the rationalist community. Rationalist cut Jordan alot of slack because or his laser like focus on telling the truth. Jordan’s position on gay marriage. Fake frameworks and Jordan’s ideas about truth. How Jordan helps rationalists find motivation and meaning.
Correct Models Are Bad by Brian Lui – “We may think that correct mental models are always good to have, but the reality is that some correct models are useless or even harmful.”
Luxuriating In Privacy by Sarah Perry (ribbonfarm) – ” I have been somewhat of a cheerleader for group ritual and small group agency, lamenting the capacities and mental states lost in the transition away from a communal, close-knit society, toward an atomized, market-driven society. In reality, the thought of living in a communal, close-knit society, surrounded daily with family and friends, perhaps living in close quarters with many siblings or children, fills me with horror. Here I will allow my own heart its expression, and be a cheerleader for privacy. For something precious has been gained as well as lost in the transition to social modernity.”