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Parables & Fables

TagLast edit: 11 Jan 2021 13:28 UTC by Yoav Ravid

External links:
The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant by Nick Bostrom (animated version by CGP gray)
Ars Longa, Vita Brevis by Scott Alexander

Related tags: Fiction, Writing, Narratives (stories)

Parable of the Dammed

johnswentworth10 Dec 2020 0:08 UTC
91 points
27 comments2 min readLW link

The Hid­den Com­plex­ity of Wishes

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Nov 2007 0:12 UTC
98 points
135 comments7 min readLW link

The God­dess of Every­thing Else

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

It Was You Who Made My Blue Eyes Blue

Scott Alexander15 Oct 2015 19:46 UTC
28 points
0 comments20 min readLW link

The Bayesian Tyrant

abramdemski20 Aug 2020 0:08 UTC
115 points
14 comments6 min readLW link

Dis­guised Queries

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Feb 2008 0:05 UTC
117 points
107 comments5 min readLW link

A parable in the style of In­visi­ble Cities

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

Archimedes’s Chronophone

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Mar 2007 17:43 UTC
31 points
90 comments4 min readLW link

The Parable of Pre­dict-O-Matic

abramdemski15 Oct 2019 0:49 UTC
235 points
40 comments14 min readLW link5 nominations4 reviews

A Parable On Ob­so­lete Ideologies

Scott Alexander13 May 2009 22:51 UTC
158 points
286 comments7 min readLW link

A Fable of Science and Politics

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Dec 2006 4:50 UTC
217 points
102 comments5 min readLW link

Failed Utopia #4-2

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 Jan 2009 11:04 UTC
78 points
261 comments10 min readLW link

Tran­shu­man­ist Fables

Scott Alexander28 May 2013 1:55 UTC
55 points
6 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] What are ex­am­ples of Ra­tion­al­ist fable-like sto­ries?

Mati_Roy28 Sep 2020 16:52 UTC
18 points
43 comments1 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ist Seder: A Story of War

Raemon3 Jun 2017 20:17 UTC
11 points
14 comments2 min readLW link

That Alien Message

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 May 2008 5:55 UTC
205 points
171 comments10 min readLW link

Where Physics Meets Experience

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Apr 2008 4:58 UTC
49 points
37 comments11 min readLW link

Where Ex­pe­rience Con­fuses Physicists

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Apr 2008 5:05 UTC
29 points
30 comments8 min readLW link

The True Face of the Enemy

TheTrueSquidward12 Jan 2021 10:03 UTC
31 points
35 comments10 min readLW link