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Contrarianism

TagLast edit: 31 Jul 2020 17:49 UTC by Yoav Ravid

A contrarian is a person who holds a contrary position, especially a position against the majority (from Wikipedia).

In­tel­lec­tual Hip­sters and Meta-Contrarianism

Scott Alexander13 Sep 2010 21:36 UTC
354 points
367 comments8 min readLW link

How can we get more and bet­ter LW con­trar­i­ans?

Wei Dai18 Apr 2012 22:01 UTC
83 points
335 comments2 min readLW link

Kakistocuriosity

LVSN6 Jan 2023 7:38 UTC
6 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

The Cor­rect Con­trar­ian Cluster

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 Dec 2009 22:01 UTC
66 points
255 comments5 min readLW link

Author­i­ties and Amateurs

jefftk25 Mar 2020 3:40 UTC
146 points
30 comments3 min readLW link1 review
(www.jefftk.com)

Mur­phy’s Quest Ch 12: Meta-Contrarianism

alkjash10 Mar 2018 23:00 UTC
12 points
1 comment4 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Con­trar­i­anism and refer­ence class forecasting

taw25 Nov 2009 19:41 UTC
29 points
94 comments2 min readLW link

Is my view con­trar­ian?

lukeprog11 Mar 2014 17:42 UTC
33 points
96 comments9 min readLW link

Con­trar­ian LW views and their eco­nomic implications

Larks8 Oct 2014 23:48 UTC
30 points
126 comments1 min readLW link

What are your con­trar­ian views?

Metus15 Sep 2014 9:17 UTC
21 points
812 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] You Should Down­vote Con­trar­ian Anecdotes

Vladimir_Golovin18 Jun 2012 7:57 UTC
16 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion of “What are your con­trar­ian views?”

Metus20 Sep 2014 12:09 UTC
11 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

Con­ver­sa­tional Cul­tures: Com­bat vs Nur­ture (V2)

Ruby31 Dec 2019 20:23 UTC
141 points
92 comments9 min readLW link5 reviews

Per­son­hood is a Reli­gious Belief

jan Sijan3 May 2023 16:16 UTC
−42 points
28 comments6 min readLW link

Rules of variety

KatjaGrace8 Dec 2017 17:10 UTC
31 points
8 comments3 min readLW link
(meteuphoric.wordpress.com)

Closet sur­vey #1

[deleted]14 Mar 2009 7:51 UTC
72 points
671 comments1 min readLW link

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

Multiheaded25 Jan 2012 17:43 UTC
44 points
868 comments2 min readLW link

The Ir­ra­tional­ity Game

Will_Newsome3 Oct 2010 2:43 UTC
44 points
932 comments3 min readLW link

Against Devil’s Advocacy

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Jun 2008 4:15 UTC
49 points
60 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] Who’s an un­usual thinker that you recom­mend fol­low­ing?

Pee Doom13 Sep 2019 4:11 UTC
28 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Look for Lone Cor­rect Contrarians

Gram_Stone13 Mar 2016 16:11 UTC
33 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

Con­tra­dic­tion Ap­peal Bias

onur24 Sep 2023 17:03 UTC
3 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

The Con­trar­ian Sta­tus Catch-22

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Dec 2009 22:40 UTC
70 points
102 comments4 min readLW link

Com­bat vs Nur­ture & Meta-Contrarianism

abramdemski10 Jan 2019 23:17 UTC
66 points
12 comments4 min readLW link
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