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117 – The Guild of Servants

Alex and David are launching The Guild Of Servants — an outward-facing Rationalist organization for engaging and optimizing your local social enviroment. To apply for inclusion in their Alpha program, email GuildOfServants@gmail.com with a short response (<1000 charecters) explaining your … Continue reading

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116 – Truth, Falsity, and Censorship

Today we’re joined by special guest Alexander Wales! Where is the line between hiding information and censorship? Is censoring content ever desirable? What role does “cancel culture” play in this? Find discussion on these questions and more inside! Nominate What … Continue reading

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115 – Does Rationality Actually Do Anything?

Does Rationality improve life outcomes? How have we managed to do this show for like 4 years without hitting this question head on?! Tune in to find out! Nominate What Lies Dreaming for a Dragon Award Vice article on CFAR … Continue reading

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114 – Epistemic Rigor and BLM

Do BLM protests give people a correct impression of the fundamental problem with the police, and is that important as long as shit gets fixed? All sorts of disagreement today. Campaign Zero’s list of reforms. This is not actually a … Continue reading

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113 – Refining Niceness with Wes Fenza

Wes joins Steven and Jace in order to to talk a bit about the current conversation around police brutality and help clarify some of the arguments in favor of Niceness from our last episode. I think we may have had … Continue reading

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112 – Nice Places Are Nice

For Niceness to triumph within the Heart of Darkness that is the internet, we gotta make an effort. The Evolution of Trust A Briefer History of Time Unweaving the Rainbow Key and Peele communicating via text Dan Dennett on Rappaport’s … Continue reading

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