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Censorship

TagLast edit: 1 Aug 2020 10:15 UTC by Yoav Ravid

Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or “inconvenient.” Censorship can be conducted by governments, private institutions, and other controlling bodies. (From Wikipedia)

A tale from Com­mu­nist China

Wei_Dai18 Oct 2020 17:37 UTC
224 points
64 comments2 min readLW link

Heads I Win, Tails?—Never Heard of Her; Or, Selec­tive Re­port­ing and the Tragedy of the Green Rationalists

Zack_M_Davis24 Sep 2019 4:12 UTC
226 points
37 comments8 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews

Free Speech and Triskaideka­pho­bic Calcu­la­tors: A Re­ply to Hub­inger on the Rele­vance of Public On­line Dis­cus­sion to Ex­is­ten­tial Risk

Zack_M_Davis21 Dec 2019 0:49 UTC
73 points
25 comments2 min readLW link

The Heck­ler’s Veto Is Also Sub­ject to the Unilat­er­al­ist’s Curse

Zack_M_Davis9 Mar 2020 8:11 UTC
52 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Speak­ing Truth to Power Is a Schel­ling Point

Zack_M_Davis30 Dec 2019 6:12 UTC
50 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

Be­ware Triv­ial Inconveniences

Scott Alexander6 May 2009 22:04 UTC
170 points
115 comments4 min readLW link

Jour­nal ar­ti­cle: “The Myth­i­cal Ta­boo on Race and In­tel­li­gence”

CronoDAS16 Oct 2020 2:58 UTC
−1 points
11 comments1 min readLW link
(journals.sagepub.com)

[Question] Are there ex­am­ples of ra­tio­nal­ists get­ting cen­sored for COVID-19 re­lated com­mu­ni­ca­tion?

ChristianKl15 Jan 2021 18:46 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[META] Build­ing a ra­tio­nal­ist com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tem to avoid censorship

Donald Hobson23 Jun 2020 14:12 UTC
36 points
33 comments2 min readLW link

New cen­sor­ship: against hy­po­thet­i­cal vi­o­lence against iden­ti­fi­able people

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Dec 2012 21:00 UTC
39 points
460 comments1 min readLW link

Should LW have a pub­lic cen­sor­ship policy?

Bongo11 Dec 2010 22:45 UTC
25 points
47 comments1 min readLW link

Be­ing your own censor

[deleted]8 Jan 2011 19:05 UTC
29 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

Free Speech as Le­gal Right vs. Eth­i­cal Value

ozymandias28 Nov 2017 16:49 UTC
9 points
29 comments2 min readLW link

Scarcity

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Mar 2008 8:07 UTC
58 points
20 comments3 min readLW link

I’ve had it with those dark ru­mours about our cul­ture rigor­ously sup­press­ing opinions

Multiheaded25 Jan 2012 17:43 UTC
39 points
866 comments2 min readLW link

Be­ware Triv­ial Fears

Stabilizer4 Feb 2014 5:40 UTC
55 points
40 comments2 min readLW link

Think Like a Supervillain

Qiaochu_Yuan20 Feb 2013 8:34 UTC
46 points
111 comments2 min readLW link

Avoid­ing Selec­tion Bias

lahwran4 Oct 2017 19:10 UTC
20 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Why I’m not on the Ra­tion­al­ist Masterlist

Apprentice6 Jan 2014 0:16 UTC
39 points
883 comments1 min readLW link

On the na­ture of anxiety

mr_fahrenheit22 Feb 2021 23:56 UTC
0 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

Open, Free, Safe: Choose Two

jaspax20 Mar 2021 16:42 UTC
93 points
17 comments5 min readLW link
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