Rational Feed

Scott:

Mental Health On A Budget by Scott Alexander – Advice for getting low cost mental healthcare: Prescription Medication, Therapy, Supplements that are reasonable substitutes for prescription medication.

Two Types Of Envy by Robin Hanson – People are focused on a very small subset of inequalities. In particular they care about income inequality and are willing to celebrate historical examples of violent revolution caused over income inequality. However very few elites care about inequality in areas such as ‘access to sex’.

Podcast:

Conversation: Balaji Srinivasan by Marginal Revolution – “Balaji talks with Tyler about the potential of the blockchain and beyond, including how firewalls may become the new immigration policy tool, why drones are still underrated, the future of news and academia, what the Silicon Valley opener reveals about how America views the tech industry, and more.”

Politics and Economics:

Culture War Round Up by r/ssc – SSC weekly culture war quality contributions round up.

A Deep Dive Into The Harris Klein Controversy by Everything Studies – A long analysis of the kerfuffle between Ezra and Sam Harris. Sam seems to feel mistreated but its also arguably his fault the email exchange deteriorated. In addition Sam felt like others would clearly take his side in the conflict but he came off quite badly and seemed emotionally unhinged. What happened?

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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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