RIP Culture War Thread by Scott Alexander – Scott describes why it became too personally costly for him to host the CW thread on a subreddit linked to his name. For example someone pretended to be his patient, called his hospital and tried to get him fired. He discusses the implications of the fact that is very costly to host a diverse conversation.
Why Weakly Enforced Rules by Robin Hanson – Robin wonders why people endorse having weak norms. Robin thinks norms should either be strongly enforced or not exist.