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Cul­tural knowledge

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Cultural knowledge (or metis) refers to knowledge that’s codified in traditions, norms, institutions and intuitions, 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
145 points
19 comments25 min readLW link3 nominations2 reviews
(slatestarcodex.com)

Steel­man­ning Divination

Vaniver5 Jun 2019 22:53 UTC
164 points
47 comments6 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews

Rea­son isn’t magic

Benquo18 Jun 2019 4:04 UTC
129 points
18 comments2 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

On the Loss and Preser­va­tion of Knowledge

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

Epistemic Com­par­i­son: First Prin­ci­ples Land vs. Mime­sis Land

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

Rea­son as memetic im­mune disorder

PhilGoetz19 Sep 2009 21:05 UTC
340 points
177 comments5 min readLW link

Book re­view: The Geog­ra­phy of Thought

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

The ethic of hand-wash­ing and com­mu­nity epistemic practice

5 Mar 2009 4:28 UTC
51 points
47 comments3 min readLW link

The Mar­tial Art of Rationality

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

Long Now, and Cul­ture vs Artifacts

Raemon3 Feb 2020 21:49 UTC
25 points
2 comments6 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Good Ci­ti­zen­ship Is Out Of Date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)

Changes in Reality

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

On Ch­ester­ton’s Fence

trentbrick10 Sep 2020 15:10 UTC
19 points
3 comments10 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

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
83 points
50 comments3 min readLW link
(meteuphoric.com)

Death Pos­i­tive Movement

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

Con­vict Con­di­tion­ing Book Review

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