Rational Feed

Rationalist:

Polyamory And The Friendship Litmus Test by Brute Reason – The author is poly and wonder how her partners should talk to her about their other partners: “The friendship litmus test is simply this: if this person were my partner’s friend instead of their partner, how would my partner communicate with me about this person?”

Ten Commandments For Aspiring Superforecasters by Evan_Gaensbauer – Superforecasters was book describing how some teams of amateurs were able to do amazingly well in prediction contests. Ten lessons from their success.

Politics and Economics:

Wrongology 101 by Sarah Constantin – Sartre’s long description of the many qualities of an anti-semite. Sarah generalizes this sketch into a description of the anti-meritocracy mindset in general. Such people tend to be group oriented, interested in people not things, impulsive and are surprisingly often interested in mysticism. Sarah thinks their primary motivation is to avoid the constant judgement endemic to meritocracy.

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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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