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Scott Alexander on Eliezer Yudkowsky

Scott writes, Everyone hates Facebook. It records all your private data, it screws with the order of your timeline, it works to be as addictive and time-wasting as possible. So why don’t we just stop using Facebook? More to the … Continue reading

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Clinton, Trump, and Trust

I am disturbed by Mr. Trump’s personality, as many people are. However, I am also disturbed by Mrs. Clintons’ personality, for pretty much the same reason. In both cases, I see a closed circle of trust, as opposed to an … Continue reading

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Three Axes as Tribal Rallying Flags

Scott Alexander has an essay post on tribalism. Read the whole thing. An excerpt: in order to talk about tribes coherently, we need to talk about rallying flags. And that involves admitting that a lot of rallying flags are based … Continue reading

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