Rational Feed

Rationalist:

Strengthening The Foundations Under The Overton Window Without Moving It by Katja Grace – The current norm is that its ok to argue with people who are slightly wrong but not ok to argue with people who are extremely wrong. This creates problems for people who figure things out mostly via there own reasoning since they won’t hear the best arguments refuting terrible positions.

Caring Less by Eukaryote – “Why don’t more attempts at persuasion take the form ‘care less about ABC’, rather than the popular ‘care more about XYZ’?”

Podcast:

Adventures In Difficult Subjects by The Bayesian Conspiracy – The hosts discuss some popular articles: Yudkowsky on no fire alarms for AI, Zvi on the concept of Slack, Ben Hoffman “Sabbath Hard and Go Home“, A Lesswrong Crypto Autopsy on Lesserwrong by Scott Alexander.

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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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