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El­dritch Analogies

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Eldritch Analogies are the association of impersonal social or physical dynamics with fictional or mythological deities. The most well known is Moloch, who is associated with coordination problems and competition.

The God­dess of Every­thing Else

Scott Alexander17 Aug 2015 20:59 UTC
42 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

Med­i­ta­tions On Moloch

Scott Alexander30 Jul 2014 4:00 UTC
67 points
7 comments47 min readLW link

In Fa­vor of Nice­ness, Com­mu­nity, and Civilization

Scott Alexander23 Feb 2014 22:24 UTC
57 points
7 comments20 min readLW link

An Alien God

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Nov 2007 6:57 UTC
131 points
148 comments8 min readLW link

Mythic Mode

Valentine23 Feb 2018 22:45 UTC
61 points
81 comments9 min readLW link

De­mon Threads

Raemon7 Jan 2018 3:48 UTC
63 points
69 comments8 min readLW link

Con­jur­ing An Evolu­tion To Serve You

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Nov 2007 5:55 UTC
56 points
26 comments4 min readLW link

A parable in the style of In­visi­ble Cities

Daniel Kokotajlo16 Dec 2019 15:55 UTC
36 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What is Ra?

Chris_Leong6 Jun 2020 4:29 UTC
18 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

You’re in New­comb’s Box

HonoreDB5 Feb 2011 20:46 UTC
59 points
176 comments4 min readLW link

Franken­stein De­lenda Est

eapache10 Jul 2020 14:38 UTC
11 points
1 comment4 min readLW link

Let’s Read: an es­say on AI Theology

Yuxi_Liu4 Jul 2019 7:50 UTC
21 points
9 comments7 min readLW link
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