111 – Rational Practices in Everyday Living

We got to see each other for the first time in months, AND Jace wasn’t there to keep us on track, so this went long. Whoops!

Pitch Meeting

The Virtue of Silence


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Science as Attire

Fake Causality

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Semantic Stopsigns

Mysterious Answers to Mysterious Questions

The Futility of Emergence


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The Mind Killer Episode 4 – Are We Committing Collective Suicide?

Intro/outro music: On Sale by Golden Duck Orchestra

 

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News discussed:

 

Justin Amash is running for President

The Transhumanist Party

Power Problems’ discussion of the USS Roosevelt 

The Supreme Court is taking another look at abortion rights

Kevin Drum: We Are About to Commit Collective Suicide?

John Cochrane: Dumb Reopening Might Work

Marginal Revolution: Did We Lock Down Some Parts of the Country Too Early?

Maryland Governor Worried That the Federal Government Will Seize Their Supplies

Short Circuit podcast on qualified immunity

 

Happy News!

 

The Supreme Court may be reevaluating qualified immunity

Tests in recovered patients found false positives, not reinfections, experts say

Test introduced to market with 99% accuracy

 

The HU – Shoog Shoog

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110 – Socratic Grilling

Sorry for the delay on this one. We had some technical difficulties. Episodes will resume on their normal schedule, don’t worry.

This episode we discuss the SSC post Socratic Grilling!

We also talk about sea lioning

We mentioned the other SSC post Black People Are Less Likely


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Fake Explanations

Guessing the Teacher’s Password

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Science as Attire

Fake Causality


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The Mind Killer Episode 3 – Opening Up

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The Bayesian Conspiracy Reddit, featuring Sonarman720’s feedback from last episode

News discussed:

The Navy is now recommending that Capt. Crozier be reinstated

Georgia is opening up some businesses

Florida beaches are limiting the hours they are open

State are forming regional coalitions to coordinate reopening

The FDA is no longer arbitrarily blocking non-cotton swabs being used in coronavirus testing

World Food Program warns of worldwide food shortages

Trump wants to cure Coronavirus by injecting bleach into people

The cholera riots

Michigan (not Wisconsin!) seems to have some arbitrary social distancing rules

Robert Graboyes #PostCOVID twitter thread

 

Happy news!

Listen to Planet Money!

Las Vegas has a drive in strip club

Emergent Ventures: supporting entrepreneurs with ideas for meaningfully improving society

 

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109 – What Have We Been Consuming?

What’s been getting the Conspirators through this lockdown?

Steven:
Hollow Knight
Horizon Zero Dawn
Kingdom
Brooklyn 99
Better Call Saul
Santa Clarita Diet

Eneasz:
Nier: Automata
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Billie Eilish)

Jace:
What Remains of Edith Finch
Baba is You
Polyphasic Sleep
Wobble Cushion


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Scientific Evidence, Legal Evidence, Rational Evidence

Is Molecular Nanotechnology “Scientific”?

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Fake Explanations

Guessing the Teacher’s Password


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The Mind Killer Episode 2

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WHO is reporting statistics from Taiwan together with China’s stats

WHO originally repeated China’s claim that COVID wasn’t human-transmissible.

Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund Refused to Support #MeToo Sex Assault Allegation Against Joe Biden

Reason article on the allegations against Joe Biden

Slatestarcodex: Against Overgendering Harrassment

The Bayesian Conspiracy – David on a Negative Income Tax

Coronavirus testing – not enough false positives 

Everyone is on lockdown except for the South 

Spain to try out UBI?

US Government to Pay Pastor Salaries

Amazon Warehouse worker/protester fired 

Captain of Aircraft Carrier dismissed for requesting crew protection

Happy News!
Industries pivot to making ventiatlors
Crispr injected into dude’s eye to reverse blindness caused by genetic abnormality. Results pending.

80,000 Hours: Good News About Covid-19

George Orwell: Politics and the English Language

 

And for next time::

Robert Graboyes #PostCovid predictions

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