Archive

Previous Episodes, in reverse order

123 – Stuff Has Been Weird Lately

122 – EARN IT vs America

121 – Crony Beliefs

120 – Why Can’t We Brain Good?

Episode 119 – If You’re A Human, You’re Already Losing To GPT-3

118 – Guns, Germs, and Guns (except the Germs are actually More Guns)

117 – The Guild of Servants

116 – Truth, Falsity, and Censorship

115 – Does Rationality Actually Do Anything?

114 – Epistemic Rigor and BLM

113 – Refining Niceness with Wes Fenza

112 – Nice Places Are Nice

111 – Rational Practices in Everyday Living

110 – Socratic Grilling

109 – What Have We Been Consuming?

108 – Rudi Hoffman on How to Beat Death and Taxes

107 – Talking to Even More Strangers

106 – Talking to Strangers (with COVID-19)

105 – The Anthropic Principle is da bomb

104 – Do You Want To Ask or Guess This Episode’s Topic?

103 – Radical Honesty

102 – Decade in Review

101 – The Live Episode (pt2)

100 – The Live Episode (pt1)

99 – Whiteshift

98 – A GSV Very Different From Ours

97 – Oops, We Accidentally Over Two Hours of Feedback

96 – Do Words Mean Things, Also Sex Science!

95 – It’s Gender Time! Part 1

94 – The Problem At Yale Isn’t Free Speech, It’s Lack of Batmans

93 – Conflict vs Mistake

92 – Replacing Guilt

91 – Are You Jesus or Hitler??

90 – Secret to Our Success

89 – Is Rationalism Being Co-opted by the Alt-Right?

88 – UBI and Other Forms of (Evil?) Taxes

87 – Degrees of Freedom

  Bonus Abortion non-episode

86 – Quick Shout Out to the Consolidated Nature of Morality Thread

85 – Stuff is Weird, Yo

84 – Yang-arang!

83 – REACH

82 – Revenge of the Feedback!

81 – That’s Too Much Feedback, Man

80 – The Reward and Peril of GPT2

79 – CyberChristianity

78 – Seriously, an Atheism Episode?

77 – Meandering Around Albion’s Seed

76 – Patreon and Censorship

75 – Culture Roots of America

74 – Adventures in Feedback!

73 – Truth and Winning

72 – Productivity Tools, Part 2

71 – Researching Qualia with Andrés Gómez Emilsson

70 – Kick-offs

69 – Culture War 2.0

68 – Can’t Give Up Freeman

67 – Freestyle Community Talk with Matt Freeman

The Sword of Good

66 – Feedback & Productivity (pt1)

65 – Religion, and The Intelligent Social Web

64 – Magick with David Youssef

63 – Rational Fiction

62 – Stoic Chatter and RatChat!

61 – Biohacking 101

60 – 98% Likelihood This Episode is about Metaculus

59 – Gettin’ Schooled

58 – Inside Trump Country with Joshua

57 – Community Talk with Bayesed and Confused

56 – Adventures in Tough Subjects

55 – Keeping up with the Rationalists

54 – Nothing Can Prepare You For Robin Hanson

53 – Principles of Curiosity with Brian Dunning

52 – Marriage is Obsolete Technology

51 – Robert McIntyre Returns

50 – Approaching Rationality with Kyle Moore

49 – Spirituality via Drugs

48 – Cryonics 2 – Lacuna Matata (with Robert McIntyre)

47 – Post Scarcity

46 – Social Media and Outrage Culture

45 – Cryptocurrencies

44 – Burning Man

43 – Parenting as a Rationalist

42 – Emotionally Charged Discussion

41 – Ritual and Spirituality

40 – Making Humans Legible

39 – Transhumanism (pt 2)

38 – Transhumanism (pt 1)

37 – AlphaGo Returns

36 – The Other Kind of Drugs

35 – Your Brain on Nootropics

34 – Lies, All Lies!

33 – MIRI, and EA meta-discussion

32 – Who’s Afraid of AI?

31 – Digital Rights and Privacy

30 – Of Specks and Omlettes

29 – Fiction and Fun with Max Harms

Bonus Mini-Episode: I Did Nazi That Coming

28 – Effective Altruism

27 – On Punching Nazis

26 – Concept Networks and Hanging Nodes

25 – Tinder, Actually

24 – Signaling

23 – Desirism with Alonzo Fyfe

22 – Moral Philosophy

Bonus mini-episode: Trump-Reacting

21 – Kids, These Days

20 – What’s important?

19 – Political Pitfalls

18 – Robin Hanson Interview

17 – The Feels

16 – Animals Again

15 – Animals

14 – Street Epistemology

13 – Game Theory

12 – Listener Feedback

11 – Voting

10 – Polyamory (part 2)

9 – Polyamory (part 1)

8 – Interview with Brian Dunning

7 – Kill All Humans?

6 – Cryonics

5 – When Grandmas ask “What is Rationality?”

4 – AlphaGo, with Patrick Chapin

3 – Interview with Eliezer Yudkowsky

2 – What is this “Sanity Waterline” you speak of?

1 – What Use is Rationality?