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So­cial Status

TagLast edit: 3 Mar 2021 14:36 UTC by ziofil

Social Status is an abstraction to model how people relate to each other, how social hierarchies are formed, and how people facilitate trade in the absence of financial accounting (as well as a variety of other stuff). I mean, everyone knows what status is, but here is where we break that down into its components and really try to understand what’s happening on a mechanistic level.

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That other kind of status

Scott Alexander29 Dec 2009 2:45 UTC
101 points
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The red pa­per­clip the­ory of status

12 Jul 2010 23:08 UTC
56 points
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The many faces of status

Morendil15 Apr 2010 15:31 UTC
48 points
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[link] The Eco­nomics of So­cial Status

Kaj_Sotala6 Jun 2013 8:38 UTC
37 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

In­tel­lec­tual Hip­sters and Meta-Contrarianism

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

Sta­tus—is it what we think it is?

Kaj_Sotala30 Mar 2015 21:37 UTC
29 points
41 comments3 min readLW link

Sta­tus Reg­u­la­tion and Anx­ious Underconfidence

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

Sta­tus: Map and Territory

alkjash9 Feb 2018 19:10 UTC
19 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Sta­tus model

Bucky26 Nov 2018 15:05 UTC
26 points
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Why Real Men Wear Pink

Scott Alexander6 Aug 2009 7:39 UTC
80 points
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Sta­tus for sta­tus sake is a fact of poli­ti­cal life

rockthecasbah18 Aug 2020 22:06 UTC
10 points
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Im­pos­tor Syn­drome as skill/​dom­i­nance mismatch

Viliam5 Nov 2020 20:05 UTC
79 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

The In­tel­li­gent So­cial Web

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

The Na­ture of Offense

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

Mak­ing your­self small

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

A Self-Re­spect Feed­back Loop

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

We can all be high status

toonalfrink10 Oct 2018 16:54 UTC
56 points
24 comments5 min readLW link

Moloch feeds on opportunity

toonalfrink12 Dec 2019 21:05 UTC
30 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

The Con­trar­ian Sta­tus Catch-22

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Dec 2009 22:40 UTC
63 points
102 comments4 min readLW link

High Sta­tus and Stu­pidity: Why?

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jan 2010 16:36 UTC
52 points
145 comments3 min readLW link

So­cial sta­tus hacks from The Im­prov Wiki

lsparrish21 Mar 2012 2:56 UTC
63 points
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So­cial sta­tus & testosterone

gwern20 Oct 2011 14:05 UTC
45 points
39 comments10 min readLW link

Sta­tus-Reg­u­lat­ing Emotions

lsusr3 Jun 2020 22:32 UTC
34 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

Some­thing about Sta­tus Lad­ders in Berkeley

RTiberiu11 Jan 2018 10:34 UTC
7 points
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An Ex­per­i­ment In So­cial Sta­tus: Soft­ware Eng­ineer vs. Data Science Manager

JQuinton15 Jul 2014 20:24 UTC
28 points
37 comments2 min readLW link

What if “sta­tus” IS a ter­mi­nal value for most peo­ple?

handoflixue24 Dec 2012 20:31 UTC
29 points
112 comments2 min readLW link

Sta­tus and Chang­ing your Mind

jefftk1 Mar 2012 19:02 UTC
22 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

Reper­son­al­iz­ing the High Status

squidious16 May 2017 7:00 UTC
5 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(www.blogger.com)

The Aca­demic Episte­mol­ogy Cross Sec­tion: Who Cares More About Sta­tus?

Matt_Simpson15 Nov 2009 19:37 UTC
16 points
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*How* peo­ple shut down thought be­cause of high-sta­tus re­spectable halos

NancyLebovitz20 Oct 2016 14:09 UTC
21 points
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[Link] (EA Pod­cast) So­cial Sta­tus: The Key to the Ma­trix Part I

Daniel_Gambacorta13 Nov 2019 21:09 UTC
9 points
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Is suicide high-sta­tus?

Stabilizer12 Feb 2013 9:41 UTC
3 points
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[LINK] Cloth­ing as sta­tus sig­nal­ling, lo­gos and co-operation

Barry_Cotter2 Apr 2011 15:41 UTC
14 points
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Thoughts on sta­tus signals

pwno23 Mar 2009 21:25 UTC
8 points
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[Question] When a sta­tus sym­bol loses its plau­si­ble de­ni­a­bil­ity, how much power does it lose?

Mati_Roy7 Jul 2020 0:48 UTC
5 points
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Not all sig­nal­ling/​sta­tus be­hav­iors are bad

Stabilizer25 Mar 2012 10:06 UTC
9 points
78 comments1 min readLW link

Self-con­fi­dence and status

[deleted]23 Aug 2015 7:36 UTC
6 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Neu­ro­scien­tists Find That Sta­tus within Groups Can Affect IQ

cafesofie23 Jan 2012 19:52 UTC
6 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

So­cial In­sight: Sta­tus Ex­change: When an In­sult Is a Com­pli­ment, When a Com­pli­ment Is an Insult

Bound_up25 Aug 2017 3:57 UTC
8 points
11 comments6 min readLW link

[Link] (EA Pod­cast) So­cial Sta­tus: The Key to the Ma­trix Part III

Daniel_Gambacorta11 Dec 2019 20:59 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Email tone and sta­tus: !s, friendli­ness, ‘please’, etc.

tog3 May 2014 19:05 UTC
−1 points
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Frag­mented sta­tus doesn’t help

KatjaGrace29 Jul 2012 22:13 UTC
1 point
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The strongest sta­tus signals

pwno6 Mar 2010 8:13 UTC
−5 points
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A sta­tus the­ory of blog commentary

KatjaGrace3 Jan 2010 6:51 UTC
1 point
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Selfish­ness Sig­nals Status

Liron7 Mar 2010 3:38 UTC
0 points
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The strongest sta­tus signals

pwno6 Mar 2010 8:03 UTC
1 point
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Is sta­tus re­ally that sim­ple?

[deleted]4 Mar 2015 11:15 UTC
−5 points
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Pre­tend­ing to be Wise

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Feb 2009 22:30 UTC
93 points
77 comments4 min readLW link

Give praise

toonalfrink29 Apr 2018 21:00 UTC
75 points
87 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What’s up with self-es­teem?

abramdemski25 Jun 2019 3:38 UTC
39 points
15 comments2 min readLW link

Joy in Discovery

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 Mar 2008 1:19 UTC
57 points
48 comments4 min readLW link

Sta­tus as a Ser­vice (Done Quick)

GuySrinivasan16 Jan 2021 23:25 UTC
38 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Poli­tics is way too meta

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

Gossip

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

All is fair in love and war, on Zero-sum games in life

Ratios17 Apr 2021 2:11 UTC
−6 points
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Author­i­ties and Amateurs

jefftk25 Mar 2020 3:40 UTC
138 points
29 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

From Per­sonal to Pri­son Gangs: En­forc­ing Proso­cial Behavior

johnswentworth24 Jan 2019 18:07 UTC
129 points
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The Sin­gu­lar­ity In­sti­tute’s Ar­ro­gance Problem

lukeprog18 Jan 2012 22:30 UTC
84 points
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Epistemic Tenure

Scott Garrabrant18 Feb 2019 22:56 UTC
89 points
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Ar­gu­ment Screens Off Authority

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Dec 2007 0:05 UTC
70 points
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Peck­ing Order and Flight Leadership

sarahconstantin29 Apr 2019 20:30 UTC
43 points
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(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

The Law of Least Effort Con­tributes to the Con­junc­tion Fallacy

curi9 Aug 2020 19:38 UTC
7 points
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Image vs. Im­pact: Can pub­lic com­mit­ment be coun­ter­pro­duc­tive for achieve­ment?

patrissimo28 May 2009 23:18 UTC
54 points
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So­cial Dynamics

curi10 Aug 2020 19:29 UTC
10 points
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Ex­is­ten­tial Risk and Public Relations

multifoliaterose15 Aug 2010 7:16 UTC
41 points
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Help, help, I’m be­ing op­pressed!

Scott Alexander7 Apr 2009 23:22 UTC
39 points
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Why haven’t we cel­e­brated any ma­jor achieve­ments lately?

jasoncrawford17 Aug 2020 20:34 UTC
156 points
60 comments12 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

The league of Rationalists

toonalfrink23 May 2018 11:55 UTC
9 points
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Hier­ar­chy and wings

Benquo6 May 2019 18:39 UTC
25 points
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(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Nam­ing the Nameless

sarahconstantin22 Mar 2018 0:35 UTC
91 points
42 comments13 min readLW link

Is Suc­cess the Enemy of Free­dom? (Full)

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

Why officers vs. en­listed?

JoshuaFox30 Oct 2013 20:14 UTC
23 points
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If You Were Brilli­ant When You Were Ten...

AspiringKnitter27 Dec 2011 2:33 UTC
32 points
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Notes on Dignity

David_Gross17 Dec 2020 15:46 UTC
7 points
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[Question] How con­cerned are you about LW rep­u­ta­tion man­age­ment?

AllAmericanBreakfast17 May 2021 2:11 UTC
42 points
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De­stroy­ing Inse­cu­rity and Boost­ing Con­fi­dence Through Your In­ter­ests and Values

Olitness1 Aug 2021 14:34 UTC
17 points
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(olitness.wordpress.com)
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