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Cul­tural knowledge

TagLast edit: 15 Jul 2020 4:39 UTC by jacobjacob

Cultural knowledge refers to knowledge that’s codified in traditions, norms, and institutions, without necessarily being fully understood or legible to people in those cultures.

Book Re­view: The Se­cret Of Our Success

Scott Alexander5 Jun 2019 6:50 UTC
158 points
19 comments25 min readLW link2 reviews
(slatestarcodex.com)

Steel­man­ning Divination

Vaniver5 Jun 2019 22:53 UTC
199 points
48 comments6 min readLW link2 reviews

Rea­son as memetic im­mune disorder

PhilGoetz19 Sep 2009 21:05 UTC
488 points
184 comments5 min readLW link

On the Loss and Preser­va­tion of Knowledge

Samo Burja8 Mar 2018 18:40 UTC
69 points
21 comments10 min readLW link
(medium.com)

Rea­son isn’t magic

Benquo18 Jun 2019 4:04 UTC
152 points
19 comments2 min readLW link3 reviews
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Take­off speeds, the chimps anal­ogy, and the Cul­tural In­tel­li­gence Hypothesis

NickGabs2 Dec 2022 19:14 UTC
16 points
2 comments4 min readLW link

Epistemic Com­par­i­son: First Prin­ci­ples Land vs. Mime­sis Land

ozziegooen21 Aug 2020 22:28 UTC
33 points
4 comments3 min readLW link

Book re­view: The Geog­ra­phy of Thought

PeterMcCluskey9 Feb 2021 18:47 UTC
73 points
37 comments5 min readLW link
(www.bayesianinvestor.com)

Ch­ester­ton’s Fence vs The Onion in the Varnish

Joel Burget24 Mar 2022 21:20 UTC
7 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Long Now, and Cul­ture vs Artifacts

Raemon3 Feb 2020 21:49 UTC
26 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

In­cor­rect hy­pothe­ses point to cor­rect observations

Kaj_Sotala20 Nov 2018 21:10 UTC
160 points
37 comments4 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

The ethic of hand-wash­ing and com­mu­nity epistemic practice

5 Mar 2009 4:28 UTC
61 points
48 comments3 min readLW link

The Mar­tial Art of Rationality

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Nov 2006 20:00 UTC
257 points
47 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­cerpts from Veyne’s “Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths?”

Rob Bensinger8 Nov 2021 20:23 UTC
24 points
1 comment16 min readLW link

Fun­da­men­tal Uncer­tainty: Chap­ter 5 - How do we know what we know?

Gordon Seidoh Worley28 Dec 2022 1:28 UTC
10 points
2 comments12 min readLW link

Proverbs and Cached Judg­ments: the Rol­ling Stone

Annoyance1 Apr 2009 15:40 UTC
18 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

Cul­tural accumulation

KatjaGrace6 Dec 2020 6:20 UTC
93 points
53 comments3 min readLW link
(meteuphoric.com)

Death Pos­i­tive Movement

lejuletre11 Dec 2020 18:29 UTC
23 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

On Ch­ester­ton’s Fence

trentbrick10 Sep 2020 15:10 UTC
21 points
3 comments10 min readLW link

Con­vict Con­di­tion­ing Book Review

Borasko9 Apr 2021 22:10 UTC
40 points
11 comments11 min readLW link

Good Ci­ti­zen­ship Is Out Of Date

Ben_LandauTaylor10 Sep 2018 0:15 UTC
44 points
6 comments4 min readLW link
(benlandautaylor.com)

“Arc­tic In­stincts? The uni­ver­sal prin­ci­ples of Arc­tic psy­cholog­i­cal adap­ta­tion and the ori­gins of East Asian psy­chol­ogy”—Call for Re­view­ers (Seeds of Science)

rogersbacon16 Feb 2024 15:02 UTC
0 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Changes in Reality

eapache7 Sep 2020 16:18 UTC
5 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

The Fourth Arena 2: New be­ings in time

Bill Benzon5 Jun 2022 13:30 UTC
1 point
0 comments2 min readLW link

Reli­gion as Goodhart

shminux8 Jul 2019 0:38 UTC
21 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Mus­ings on Cu­mu­la­tive Cul­tural Evolu­tion and AI

calebo7 Jul 2019 16:46 UTC
19 points
5 comments7 min readLW link

The Hid­den Ori­gins of Ideas

cleonid28 Mar 2009 2:27 UTC
5 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
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