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So­cial & Cul­tural Dynamics

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The Virtue of Silence

Scott Alexander14 Jun 2013 19:00 UTC
67 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

Eco­nomic Class

lsusr2 Mar 2021 1:58 UTC
24 points
16 comments3 min readLW link

So­cial be­hav­ior curves, equil­ibria, and radicalism

UnexpectedValues5 Jun 2021 1:39 UTC
160 points
17 comments20 min readLW link
(ericneyman.wordpress.com)

Anti-so­cial Punishment

Martin Sustrik27 Sep 2018 7:08 UTC
227 points
64 comments6 min readLW link

Dun­can Sa­bien: “In Defense of Punch Bug”

Davis_Kingsley3 May 2018 8:26 UTC
35 points
187 comments1 min readLW link
(medium.com)

Self-con­scious­ness wants to make ev­ery­thing about itself

jessicata3 Jul 2019 1:44 UTC
42 points
68 comments6 min readLW link1 nomination
(unstableontology.com)

Book re­view: WEIRDest People

PeterMcCluskey30 Nov 2020 3:33 UTC
93 points
54 comments9 min readLW link
(www.bayesianinvestor.com)

Un­wit­ting cult leaders

Kaj_Sotala11 Feb 2021 11:10 UTC
90 points
5 comments3 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Poli­tics is way too meta

Rob Bensinger17 Mar 2021 7:04 UTC
238 points
45 comments11 min readLW link

I read “White Frag­ility” so you don’t have to (but maybe you should)

David_Gross6 Sep 2021 22:31 UTC
30 points
105 comments7 min readLW link

The In­tel­li­gent So­cial Web

Valentine22 Feb 2018 18:55 UTC
148 points
114 comments12 min readLW link

I Can Tol­er­ate Any­thing Ex­cept The Outgroup

Scott Alexander2 Sep 2017 8:22 UTC
50 points
1 comment28 min readLW link

So­ciety Is Fixed, Biol­ogy Is Mutable

Scott Alexander11 Sep 2014 0:27 UTC
28 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

How The West Was Won

Scott Alexander26 Jul 2016 3:05 UTC
34 points
10 comments17 min readLW link

In Fa­vor of Nice­ness, Com­mu­nity, and Civilization

Scott Alexander23 Feb 2014 22:24 UTC
62 points
9 comments20 min readLW link

Guided By The Beauty Of Our Weapons

Scott Alexander24 Mar 2017 4:33 UTC
44 points
5 comments19 min readLW link

The Ide­ol­ogy Is Not The Movement

Scott Alexander5 Apr 2016 1:52 UTC
26 points
1 comment24 min readLW link

Archipelago and Atomic Communitarianism

Scott Alexander7 Jun 2014 16:44 UTC
13 points
2 comments22 min readLW link

Med­i­ta­tions On Moloch

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

Book Re­view: Sec­u­lar Cycles

Scott Alexander13 Aug 2019 4:10 UTC
61 points
11 comments16 min readLW link2 nominations1 review
(slatestarcodex.com)

Differ­ent Worlds

Scott Alexander3 Oct 2017 4:10 UTC
62 points
16 comments14 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

Eth­nic Ten­sion And Mean­ingless Arguments

Scott Alexander5 Nov 2014 3:38 UTC
47 points
5 comments22 min readLW link

All De­bates Are Brav­ery Debates

Scott Alexander9 Jun 2013 19:00 UTC
71 points
4 comments6 min readLW link

Against ac­cus­ing peo­ple of motte and bailey

Kaj_Sotala3 Jun 2018 21:31 UTC
39 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

In­tel­lec­tual Hip­sters and Meta-Contrarianism

Scott Alexander13 Sep 2010 21:36 UTC
285 points
360 comments8 min readLW link

Out­side Anal­y­sis and Blind Spots

orthonormal21 Jul 2009 1:00 UTC
81 points
34 comments5 min readLW link

Pre­dict­ing Fu­ture Morality

ESRogs6 May 2018 7:17 UTC
13 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

A Parable On Ob­so­lete Ideologies

Scott Alexander13 May 2009 22:51 UTC
163 points
288 comments7 min readLW link

Book Re­view: Ages Of Discord

Scott Alexander3 Sep 2019 6:30 UTC
33 points
3 comments21 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

Book Re­view: Why Honor Matters

ryan_b25 Jun 2018 20:53 UTC
32 points
9 comments12 min readLW link

Book re­view: The Com­pla­cent Class

Richard_Ngo13 Oct 2018 19:20 UTC
20 points
0 comments5 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Book re­view: The Righ­teous Mind

jml4 Feb 2018 21:48 UTC
5 points
0 comments12 min readLW link
(medium.com)

Book re­view: The Righ­teous Mind (2)

jml4 Feb 2018 21:49 UTC
5 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
(medium.com)

Teach­ers vs. Tutors

[deleted]26 Oct 2010 16:59 UTC
18 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

Pro­fess­ing and Cheering

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Aug 2007 7:20 UTC
75 points
44 comments2 min readLW link

Ap­plause Lights

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Sep 2007 18:31 UTC
187 points
93 comments2 min readLW link

Dun­bar’s Function

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Dec 2008 2:26 UTC
55 points
65 comments6 min readLW link

The Na­ture of Offense

Wei_Dai23 Jul 2009 11:15 UTC
126 points
179 comments3 min readLW link

Every Cause Wants To Be A Cult

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Dec 2007 3:04 UTC
82 points
33 comments3 min readLW link

Align­ment Re­search Field Guide

abramdemski8 Mar 2019 19:57 UTC
209 points
9 comments17 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews

Why Our Kind Can’t Cooperate

Eliezer Yudkowsky20 Mar 2009 8:37 UTC
220 points
206 comments9 min readLW link

Of Two Minds

Valentine17 May 2018 4:34 UTC
90 points
12 comments2 min readLW link

How to Seem (and Be) Deep

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Oct 2007 18:13 UTC
82 points
119 comments4 min readLW link

Why Would A Cer­tain Hoax Story Be Re­ported For So Long?

Servant24 Mar 2011 17:11 UTC
12 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

28 so­cial psy­chol­ogy stud­ies from *Ex­per­i­ments With Peo­ple* (Frey & Gregg, 2017)

Yuxi_Liu16 Jun 2019 2:23 UTC
12 points
1 comment26 min readLW link

Are Your Ene­mies In­nately Evil?

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Jun 2007 21:13 UTC
150 points
142 comments3 min readLW link

Study on what makes peo­ple ap­prove or con­demn mind up­load tech­nol­ogy; refer­ences LW

Kaj_Sotala10 Jul 2018 17:14 UTC
21 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(www.nature.com)

Ap­proval Ex­trac­tion Ad­ver­tised as Production

Benquo15 Dec 2019 14:51 UTC
83 points
39 comments19 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Epistemic Tenure

Scott Garrabrant18 Feb 2019 22:56 UTC
89 points
27 comments3 min readLW link

A Self-Re­spect Feed­back Loop

ialdabaoth11 May 2018 23:09 UTC
36 points
20 comments3 min readLW link

The Re­la­tion­ship Between Hier­ar­chy and Wealth

sarahconstantin23 Jan 2019 2:00 UTC
57 points
8 comments12 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

The Case for Pri­vacy Optimism

bmgarfinkel10 Mar 2020 20:30 UTC
43 points
1 comment32 min readLW link
(benmgarfinkel.wordpress.com)

T-Shaped Organizations

Vaniver16 Dec 2019 23:48 UTC
49 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

Levels of communication

Kaj_Sotala23 Mar 2010 21:32 UTC
59 points
73 comments3 min readLW link

Mar­ket norms and So­cial norms

TruetoThis6 Aug 2020 18:27 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Eva­po­ra­tive Cool­ing of Group Beliefs

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Dec 2007 23:08 UTC
105 points
47 comments3 min readLW link

Asch’s Con­for­mity Experiment

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Dec 2007 7:03 UTC
47 points
63 comments4 min readLW link

Lonely Dissent

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Dec 2007 4:23 UTC
76 points
84 comments4 min readLW link

Sta­tus Reg­u­la­tion and Anx­ious Underconfidence

Eliezer Yudkowsky16 Nov 2017 19:35 UTC
65 points
13 comments21 min readLW link

Notes on Brain­wash­ing & ‘Cults’

gwern13 Sep 2013 20:49 UTC
62 points
104 comments16 min readLW link

Honors Fuel Achievement

Samo Burja10 Jun 2019 16:10 UTC
38 points
2 comments8 min readLW link
(medium.com)

So­cial Technology

Samo Burja2 Mar 2018 19:54 UTC
13 points
5 comments11 min readLW link

Long Now, and Cul­ture vs Artifacts

Raemon3 Feb 2020 21:49 UTC
25 points
2 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] What are some “Com­mu­ni­ties and Cul­tures Differ­ent From Our Own?”

Raemon12 May 2019 22:03 UTC
28 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

The Ass­hole Filter

DragonGod7 Oct 2017 16:51 UTC
15 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(siderea.livejournal.com)

What makes a good cul­ture?

toonalfrink5 Feb 2019 13:31 UTC
29 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

The Align­ment-Com­pe­tence Trade-Off, Part 1: Coal­i­tion Size and Sig­nal­ing Costs

Gentzel15 Jan 2020 23:10 UTC
30 points
4 comments3 min readLW link
(theconsequentialist.wordpress.com)

Cul­ture, in­ter­pre­tive la­bor, and tidy­ing one’s room

Benquo26 Jul 2018 20:59 UTC
25 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Con­flict, the Rules of En­gage­ment, and Professionalism

habryka5 Sep 2020 5:04 UTC
35 points
2 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] So­cial Cap­i­tal Paradoxes

abramdemski10 Sep 2020 18:44 UTC
68 points
24 comments4 min readLW link

Charisma is a Force Multiplier

Davis_Kingsley11 Oct 2020 10:21 UTC
34 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

Every­thing I Know About Elite Amer­ica I Learned From ‘Fresh Prince’ and ‘West Wing’

Wei_Dai11 Oct 2020 18:07 UTC
44 points
18 comments1 min readLW link
(www.nytimes.com)

Is Suc­cess the Enemy of Free­dom? (Full)

alkjash26 Oct 2020 20:25 UTC
238 points
64 comments9 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Sup­port­ing the un­der­dog is ex­plained by Han­son’s Near/​Far distinction

Roko5 Apr 2009 20:22 UTC
28 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

So­cratic Grilling

SilasBarta12 Nov 2020 21:16 UTC
9 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

De­bug­ging the student

adamzerner16 Dec 2020 7:07 UTC
41 points
7 comments4 min readLW link

We des­per­ately need to talk more about hu­man challenge tri­als.

AllAmericanBreakfast19 Dec 2020 10:00 UTC
28 points
25 comments4 min readLW link

The 4-Hour So­cial Life

lsusr30 Dec 2020 0:58 UTC
13 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

Three thoughts on Deplatforming

betulaster14 Jan 2021 12:40 UTC
13 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

Over­con­fi­dence is Deceit

Duncan_Sabien17 Feb 2021 10:45 UTC
73 points
29 comments11 min readLW link

[Lec­ture Club] Awak­en­ing from the Mean­ing Crisis

Vaniver8 Mar 2021 15:22 UTC
61 points
185 comments2 min readLW link

[Book Re­view] Destiny Disrupted

lsusr21 Mar 2021 7:09 UTC
54 points
4 comments9 min readLW link

Gossip

Yoav Ravid21 Mar 2021 13:36 UTC
12 points
7 comments11 min readLW link

Poli­tics is the Mind-Killer

Eliezer Yudkowsky18 Feb 2007 21:23 UTC
169 points
234 comments2 min readLW link

Academia as Com­pany Hierarchy

Virgil Kurkjian9 May 2021 17:29 UTC
62 points
44 comments18 min readLW link

[Let­ter] Im­pe­ri­al­ism in the Ra­tion­al­ist Community

lsusr25 Jun 2021 0:33 UTC
−20 points
41 comments2 min readLW link

Book Re­view: Order Without Law

philh10 Jul 2021 21:50 UTC
64 points
5 comments49 min readLW link
(reasonableapproximation.net)

Book re­view: The Ex­pla­na­tion of Ideology

PeterMcCluskey20 Jul 2021 3:42 UTC
42 points
10 comments9 min readLW link
(www.bayesianinvestor.com)

Con­tin­u­ous Minor­ity Elimination

MakoYass29 Jul 2021 9:29 UTC
6 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Affor­dance Widths

ialdabaoth10 May 2018 23:37 UTC
46 points
54 comments4 min readLW link

Pro­ce­du­ral Knowl­edge Gaps

Alicorn8 Feb 2011 3:17 UTC
176 points
1,480 comments1 min readLW link

Liv­ing in an Inad­e­quate World

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Nov 2017 21:23 UTC
81 points
48 comments20 min readLW link

Melt­ing Gold, and Or­ga­ni­za­tional Capacity

Raemon11 Dec 2017 19:16 UTC
67 points
23 comments5 min readLW link

The Typ­i­cal Sex Life Fallacy

ozymandias7 Oct 2017 21:48 UTC
27 points
293 comments5 min readLW link

Norms of Mem­ber­ship for Vol­un­tary Groups

sarahconstantin11 Dec 2018 22:10 UTC
186 points
10 comments7 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Misery Pits

Alicorn10 Mar 2018 23:50 UTC
46 points
23 comments2 min readLW link

De­grees of Freedom

sarahconstantin2 Apr 2019 21:10 UTC
102 points
31 comments11 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Med­i­ta­tions on Momentum

Richard Meadows14 Dec 2018 10:53 UTC
99 points
30 comments10 min readLW link

On hid­ing the source of knowledge

jessicata26 Jan 2020 2:48 UTC
101 points
40 comments3 min readLW link
(unstableontology.com)

Ci­vil­ity Is Never Neutral

ozymandias22 Nov 2017 16:54 UTC
54 points
15 comments4 min readLW link

Tol­er­ate Tolerance

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 Mar 2009 7:34 UTC
99 points
93 comments2 min readLW link

Manda­tory Obsessions

Jacob Falkovich14 Nov 2018 18:19 UTC
76 points
14 comments6 min readLW link

Every­body Knows

Zvi2 Jul 2019 12:20 UTC
98 points
20 comments4 min readLW link2 nominations1 review
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Be­ware So­cial Cop­ing Strategies

Lulie5 Feb 2018 4:48 UTC
45 points
24 comments7 min readLW link

Preschool: Much Less Than You Wanted To Know

Zvi20 Nov 2018 19:30 UTC
65 points
15 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Bus Ticket The­ory of Genius

Vaniver23 Nov 2019 22:12 UTC
62 points
11 comments1 min readLW link
(www.paulgraham.com)

In My Culture

Duncan_Sabien7 Mar 2019 7:22 UTC
56 points
58 comments1 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews
(medium.com)

Mak­ing your­self small

Helen8 Mar 2018 14:26 UTC
108 points
53 comments11 min readLW link

The “Out­side the Box” Box

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Oct 2007 22:50 UTC
72 points
32 comments2 min readLW link

Why Real Men Wear Pink

Scott Alexander6 Aug 2009 7:39 UTC
79 points
155 comments3 min readLW link

Does Age Bring Wis­dom?

Scott Alexander8 Nov 2017 7:20 UTC
35 points
8 comments4 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

Iso­lat­ing Con­tent can Create Affordances

Davis_Kingsley23 Aug 2018 8:28 UTC
49 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

On the con­struc­tion of beacons

Benquo16 Oct 2017 9:10 UTC
21 points
9 comments10 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Hel­pless Individuals

Eliezer Yudkowsky30 Mar 2009 11:10 UTC
67 points
244 comments3 min readLW link

Why peo­ple want to die

PhilGoetz24 Aug 2015 20:13 UTC
84 points
175 comments2 min readLW link

Sa­cred Cash

Zvi3 Mar 2018 13:20 UTC
23 points
27 comments3 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Ethics and ra­tio­nal­ity of suicide

anonymous2592 May 2011 1:38 UTC
61 points
203 comments2 min readLW link

The Skewed and the Screwed: When Mat­ing Meets Politics

Jacob Falkovich29 Jan 2020 15:50 UTC
46 points
5 comments15 min readLW link

Sapiens

Vaniver8 Apr 2015 2:56 UTC
64 points
12 comments13 min readLW link

[Link] Can We Re­v­erse The Stan­ford Pri­son Ex­per­i­ment?

daenerys14 Jun 2012 3:41 UTC
66 points
46 comments1 min readLW link

Noisy Poll Re­sults And Rep­tilian Mus­lim Cli­ma­tol­o­gists from Mars

Scott Alexander12 Apr 2013 10:49 UTC
28 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

“Cheat to Win”: Eng­ineer­ing Pos­i­tive So­cial Feedback

sarahconstantin5 Feb 2018 23:16 UTC
165 points
36 comments2 min readLW link

Offense ver­sus harm minimization

Scott Alexander16 Apr 2011 1:06 UTC
83 points
429 comments9 min readLW link

Rules of variety

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

Self-Keep­ing Secrets

lsusr10 Nov 2019 7:59 UTC
55 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

Kevin Sim­ler’s “Go­ing Crit­i­cal”

habryka16 May 2019 4:36 UTC
56 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.meltingasphalt.com)

Per­mis­sions in Governance

sarahconstantin2 Aug 2019 19:50 UTC
53 points
12 comments8 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

What’s In A Name?

Scott Alexander29 Jun 2009 12:54 UTC
47 points
139 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Can So­cial Dy­nam­ics Ex­plain Con­junc­tion Fal­lacy Ex­per­i­men­tal Re­sults?

curi5 Aug 2020 8:50 UTC
8 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Spe­cial Sta­tus Needs Spe­cial Support

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 May 2009 22:59 UTC
28 points
75 comments2 min readLW link

The Com­pe­tence Myth

Davis_Kingsley30 Jun 2019 18:55 UTC
47 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

Cat­e­gories of Sacredness

Zvi27 Feb 2018 2:00 UTC
21 points
36 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Blame games

Benquo6 May 2019 2:38 UTC
44 points
13 comments7 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Asch Con­for­mity Could Ex­plain the Con­junc­tion Fallacy

curi6 Aug 2020 21:46 UTC
7 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

The Threat of Cryonics

lsparrish3 Aug 2010 19:57 UTC
43 points
217 comments4 min readLW link

The Sig­nal and the Corrective

MalcolmOcean11 Feb 2018 0:28 UTC
21 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(everythingstudies.com)

Dis­abil­ity Cul­ture Meets the Tran­shu­man­ist Condition

Rubix28 Oct 2011 19:02 UTC
39 points
150 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] What is a rea­son­able out­side view for the fate of so­cial move­ments?

jacobjacob4 Jan 2019 0:21 UTC
33 points
27 comments1 min readLW link

Rais­ing the San­ity Waterline

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Mar 2009 4:28 UTC
189 points
229 comments3 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)

The Tech­nique Taboo

lsusr30 Oct 2019 11:22 UTC
50 points
42 comments1 min readLW link

Antimemes

lsusr26 Nov 2019 5:58 UTC
51 points
26 comments1 min readLW link

How to Talk About Antimemes

lsusr22 Dec 2019 11:57 UTC
18 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Defin­ing “An­timeme”

lsusr26 Dec 2019 9:35 UTC
16 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

The Law of Least Effort Con­tributes to the Con­junc­tion Fallacy

curi9 Aug 2020 19:38 UTC
7 points
53 comments3 min readLW link

Asym­met­ric Weapons Aren’t Always on Your Side

Davis_Kingsley8 Jun 2019 8:47 UTC
31 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

The Tragedy of the So­cial Episte­mol­ogy Commons

Roko21 May 2010 12:42 UTC
60 points
91 comments4 min readLW link

So­cial Dynamics

curi10 Aug 2020 19:29 UTC
10 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

Ter­ror­ism is not about Terror

gwern24 Mar 2009 17:08 UTC
41 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

Crime and punishment

PhilGoetz24 Mar 2011 21:53 UTC
50 points
192 comments2 min readLW link

Values Weren’t Com­plex, Once.

Davidmanheim25 Nov 2018 9:17 UTC
32 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Could we solve this email mess if we all moved to paid emails?

jacobjacob11 Aug 2019 16:31 UTC
29 points
50 comments4 min readLW link

Fi­nance Followups

Jacob Falkovich17 Jan 2019 17:54 UTC
26 points
8 comments4 min readLW link

In the grim dark­ness of the far fu­ture there is only war con­tinued by other means

Eneasz21 Oct 2014 19:39 UTC
39 points
48 comments4 min readLW link

The Temp­ta­tion to Bubble

gressettd23 Sep 2015 23:34 UTC
35 points
29 comments5 min readLW link

Click­bait might not be de­stroy­ing our gen­eral Intelligence

Donald Hobson19 Nov 2018 0:13 UTC
25 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

The State of Affairs

Jacob Falkovich3 May 2019 16:18 UTC
30 points
0 comments14 min readLW link

Fight Zero-Sum Bias

multifoliaterose18 Jul 2010 5:57 UTC
28 points
164 comments2 min readLW link

You’re En­ti­tled to Every­one’s Opinion

satt20 Sep 2014 15:39 UTC
33 points
23 comments4 min readLW link

Why do peo­ple ____?

magfrump4 May 2012 4:20 UTC
36 points
256 comments1 min readLW link

Seed­ing a pro­duc­tive cul­ture: a work­ing hypothesis

Benquo18 Oct 2017 9:10 UTC
11 points
15 comments3 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Good ar­gu­ments against “cul­tural ap­pro­pri­a­tion”

Tyrrell_McAllister18 Dec 2018 17:23 UTC
23 points
12 comments2 min readLW link

Book Re­view: The Com­pla­cent Class

Zvi16 Dec 2017 13:10 UTC
10 points
3 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Changes in Reality

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

Indig­na­tion in re­sponse to the 1890 census

jasoncrawford8 Sep 2020 20:14 UTC
24 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

Against boots theory

philh14 Sep 2020 13:20 UTC
34 points
14 comments6 min readLW link
(reasonableapproximation.net)

Mal­ice, Stu­pidity, or Egal­ité Ir­réfléchie?

lionhearted13 Jun 2011 20:57 UTC
32 points
62 comments2 min readLW link

An Afri­can Folktale

Eliezer Yudkowsky16 Feb 2009 1:00 UTC
26 points
63 comments3 min readLW link

Burdens

Scott Alexander16 Aug 2014 19:00 UTC
24 points
6 comments5 min readLW link

[Link] So­cial in­ter­ven­tions gone wrong

[deleted]20 Aug 2012 9:24 UTC
34 points
77 comments7 min readLW link

Is cog­ni­tive load a fac­tor in com­mu­nity de­cline?

ryan_b7 Dec 2018 15:45 UTC
18 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

The Hid­den Ori­gins of Ideas

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

Fram­ing Effects in Anthropology

Scott Alexander29 Mar 2009 22:05 UTC
10 points
15 comments8 min readLW link

The Brook­lyn So­ciety For Eth­i­cal Culture

MBlume3 Apr 2009 8:06 UTC
19 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

Clue­less World vs. Loser World

michael_vassar27 Oct 2017 0:03 UTC
12 points
24 comments1 min readLW link

GroupThink, Theism … and the Wiki

byrnema13 Apr 2009 17:28 UTC
−2 points
62 comments2 min readLW link

Co­op­er­a­tion is for Winners

Jacob Falkovich15 Feb 2019 14:58 UTC
21 points
6 comments4 min readLW link

Is Kiryas Joel an Un­happy Place?

gwern23 Apr 2011 0:08 UTC
28 points
188 comments3 min readLW link

Apoca­lypse, corrupted

Stuart_Armstrong26 Jun 2019 13:46 UTC
20 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

Dissent­ing Views

byrnema26 May 2009 18:55 UTC
22 points
212 comments2 min readLW link

A so­cial norm against un­jus­tified opinions?

Kaj_Sotala29 May 2009 11:25 UTC
16 points
161 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Is there a defini­tive in­tro to pun­ish­ing non-pun­ish­ers?

pjeby31 Oct 2019 20:20 UTC
23 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Do the ‘un­lucky’ sys­tem­at­i­cally un­der­es­ti­mate high-var­i­ance strate­gies?

MBlume12 Oct 2009 22:27 UTC
25 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

The Laws of Magic

Annoyance15 Jun 2009 19:13 UTC
18 points
14 comments2 min readLW link

Mean­ing wars

Elo14 Dec 2017 23:17 UTC
11 points
5 comments8 min readLW link

Notes on Courtesy

David_Gross16 Dec 2020 4:08 UTC
8 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

How to Compliment

less_penguiny16 Dec 2020 8:25 UTC
13 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

My un­bundling of morality

Rudi C30 Dec 2020 15:19 UTC
7 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Mini thoughts on mintheism

CraigMichael11 Jan 2021 5:14 UTC
14 points
1 comment7 min readLW link

Matt Lev­ine on “Fraud is no fun with­out friends.”

Raemon19 Jan 2021 18:23 UTC
102 points
24 comments4 min readLW link
(www.bloomberg.com)

A few thought on the in­ner ring

KatjaGrace21 Jan 2021 3:40 UTC
59 points
21 comments4 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

The max­i­mally rel­a­tivis­tic zeitgeist

ForensicOceanography27 Jan 2021 21:41 UTC
1 point
2 comments2 min readLW link
(forensicoceanography.wordpress.com)

Notes on Judg­ment and Righ­teous Anger

David_Gross30 Jan 2021 19:31 UTC
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Germs and Poli­tics

Will_Crowley1 Mar 2021 21:57 UTC
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The av­er­age North Korean mathematician

Elmer of Malmesbury7 Mar 2021 17:28 UTC
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(www.telescopic-turnip.net)

Open, Free, Safe: Choose Two

jaspax20 Mar 2021 16:42 UTC
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Elec­tion re­sults in Cen­tral Europe match some pre-WW1 borders

ForensicOceanography24 Apr 2021 6:24 UTC
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Unat­tributed Good

Filip Dousek4 Jun 2021 20:47 UTC
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The Cult Deficit: Anal­y­sis and Speculation

rogersbacon13 Jun 2021 5:33 UTC
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Covid vac­cine safety: how cor­rect are these alle­ga­tions?

DPiepgrass13 Jun 2021 3:08 UTC
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The home­work as­sign­ment in­cen­tives, and why it’s now so extreme

Andrew Vlahos22 Jun 2021 4:19 UTC
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In-group loy­alty is so­cial cement

David Hugh-Jones6 Jul 2021 9:57 UTC
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(wyclif.substack.com)

Is so­cial the­ory our doom?

pchvykov15 Jul 2021 3:31 UTC
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Mildly against COVID risk budgets

Optimization Process16 Aug 2021 5:53 UTC
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Or­di­nary Peo­ple and Ex­traor­di­nary Evil: A Re­port on the Beguil­ings of Evil

David_Gross20 Sep 2021 15:19 UTC
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