The APA Meeting: A Photo Essay by Scott Alexander – Scott, along with one quarter of the psychiatrists in the USA, visited the yearly American Psychiatric Association meeting. ‘I’m reminded of the idea of woke capital, the weird alliance between very rich businesses and progressive signaling. If you want to model the APA, you could do worse than a giant firehose that takes in pharmaceutical company money at one end, and shoots lectures about social justice out the other.’
Messages And Dreams by Aella – Forgetting childhood. Remembering dreams.
Expand Vs Fight Social Justice, Fertility, Bio-conservatism And AI Risk by Robin Hanson – Hanson implores us to focus on increasing the total surplus instead of fighting over redistribution.