87 – Degrees of Freedom

We discuss Sarah Constantin’s recent post Degrees of Freedom, addressing where optimization and free-will conflict.

Mentioned in this episode:

The parable of The Whispering Earring

The Transporter Argument

Our episode about Desirism with Alonzo Fyfe

Eneasz’s Classic WoW guild – The Tail End (US – Alliance – PvE, eventually raiding Sun/Mon 9-12EST)

Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast


LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Universal Fire   — Also, you can hear Eneasz’s reading of the full post here

Universal Law

Think Like Reality

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Beware the Unsurprised

The Third Alternative

Third Alternatives for Afterlife-ism

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2 Responses to 87 – Degrees of Freedom

  1. Gorky says:

    “The parable of The Whispering Earring” doesn’t seem to be available anymore (or requires special privileges). Is it just me?

  2. Pingback: Rational Newsletter | Issue #65

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