The Conspiracy Welcomes You

We now have a Patreon page!

And a Merch store?? Can this timeline get any better?

Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong? There’s also a subreddit.

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146 – What Is A Rationalist?

We settle the ultimate question once and for all.

also discussed:

Julia Galef’s quick video on Bayesian Thinking

Bulletproofing deters warlords

Steven’s friend’s GoFundMe

Our first and second and third episodes on cryonics. The interview with Rudi Hoffman is the third one, and he can help get you signed up at  rudihoffman.com.

Also the Cryonics Institute FAQ


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Fake Morality

Fake Optimization Criteria

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Protein Reinforcement and DNA Consequentialism

Thou Art Godshatter

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145 – You Are In Newcomb’s IQ Shredder

We discuss You Are In Newcomb’s Box and The IQ Shredder

also touched on – Why Does Singapore Have Such A Low Birthrate?


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

The Tragedy of Group Selectionism

Fake Selfishness

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Fake Morality

Fake Optimization Criteria

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144 – The Guild Of The Rose (beta)

We discuss The Guild of the Rose with Matt Freeman. This is somewhat of a follow-up, we first did a show about them when they were called The Guild of Servants. Join their beta!

Things we mention:

Of course The Guild of the Rose, and their Patreon

Matt’s 2018 appearance on our show – Freestyle Community Talk with Matt Freeman

CFAR (Center For Applied Rationality)

The Selfish Gene by Dawkins

The Post-Mortem/Retrospective post of the Guild of Servants Alpha

Ugh Fields

The Procrastination Equation review, and Book


Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
Also merch!


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Natural Selection’s Speed Limit and Complexity Bound

Beware of Stephen J. Gould

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

The Tragedy of Group Selectionism

Fake Selfishness

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143 – Crazy Like Us

We discuss the review of the book Crazy Like Us

Also the highlights from the comments of the review

Quick single-line spoiler for ep 3 of Loki occurs at 41:52 and lasts for ~20 seconds.

Discussed in the show:

The Greatest Show on Earth

Old Suicide Squad Editting Fail

Making Sense ep 180 – Sex and Power

Very Bad Wizards ep 198 – Is Mental Illness a Myth?

Wan Hu, 6th Century Rocket Chair legend

Dear Sugar #44, Dead Baby

Elizabeth Loftus – Lost in a Mall Experiment video & Wiki

Our Cultural Evolution episode

George Carlin on Euphamisms & PTSD

Ophelia:


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

The Wonder of Evolution

Evolutions Are Stupid (But Work Anyway)

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Natural Selection’s Speed Limit and Complexity Bound

Beware of Stephen J. Gould

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142 – Do This

We discuss Dan Sivers Do This Directives

Mentioned:

Dan’s interviews

The Scout Mindset book

Jace’s Funny Dance video

An Alien God audio


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Also merch!


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Fake Justification

An Alien God

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

The Wonder of Evolution

Evolutions Are Stupid (But Work Anyway)

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141 – Raising Younglings

Velcro from the subreddit and discord joins us to offer a much-valued parent’s perspective on child rearing from the perspective of someone who’s actually reared children. Jace was out looking at tiny houses (it’s a thing, they’re adorable/awesome and you should google it) and was unable to make it for this episode.

We’ve talked about kid/young adult things for like 2 months now. We’ll find something very different for a change of pace next episode. 🙂

The subreddit can be found here

Velcro mentioned that cool talk. It was great and you can check it out here: Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Why Are Individual IQ Differences OK?

Motivated Stopping and Motivated Continuation

A Case Study of Motivated Continuation

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Fake Justification

An Alien God

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