Note: Oops! We accidentally used a crummy laptop microphone. Audio is lower quality for this episode.
Politics is the Mind Killer on Less Wrong
“Chimpanzee Politics“: A book about two chimpanzees competing to run the “club of chimpanzees” featured on HPMoR
Predictive power of party politics: one position can predict 85% of other, unrelated positions.
Elizabeth Edwards, a New Hampshire State Representative. The first(?) LessWrong oriented politician elected to high public office.
Five Case Studies on Politicization on Slate Star Codex
Anti-genetically modified organism sentiment by party affiliation – scroll to the last section for relevant graphs. (Eneasz was right about greater-than-60% of Democrats being anti-GMO… but so are >60% of Republicans! /sigh)
Borders vs. Puritans? Scott Alexander’s post on the origins of America
Brian Dunning’s three part Skeptoid episode on the moon landing hoax.
Desirism moral theory.