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Scott:

Twelve Rules For Life by Scott Alexander – Scott Reviews Petersen’s 12 Rules as a work of prophecy and compares him to CS Lewis. Petersen’s true focus is meaning, coping with the inherent suffering in the world and how to live the good life. Petersen has an almost supernatural ability to speak conventional truisms and make them emotionally resonant.

Politics and Economics:

Enter A Search Term E. G. Democracy by sam[]zdat – The USA has been ranked as a ‘flawed democracy’ for the last two years because the USA fell slightly below an arbitrary cutoff. In addition the methodology was pretty suspect. Why is this big news?

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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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