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135 – Live Episode #2

This is the recording of the live episode we held on 4/18/2021.

Things mentioned:

Amazing Man 2: Love Conquers All

BBC receives 109,741 complaints over Prince Philip coverage

“My Immortal” As Alchemical Allegory

The Count Censored

The Venus Project

Uncultured Swine’s episode on The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas

The AI Girlfriend Seducing China’s Lonely Men


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

none, preempted by live chatting

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

The Logical Fallacy of Generalization from Fictional Evidence

Hold Off On Proposing Solutions

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Live Episode Announcement

The Live Episode will be in our Discord this Sunday (April 18th) at 12:00 Noon Mountain Time (which is UTC -6). Anyone can join the audio channel and listen along. Anyone who wants to chat with us or ask questions (which is the primary purpose of this episode) can be given Live Guest role to speak by pinging @Conspirator in this channel and asking for a voice.

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134 – We’ve Got Class

The gang discusses class in America, and Scott Alexander’s Modest Proposal to destroy American politics.

Source posts: Fussell On Class, and A Modest Proposal For Republicans: Use The Word “Class”

Also mentioned:
RattleFic Podcast
Our episode on Albion’s Seed


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Original Seeing

How to Seem (and Be) Deep

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

The Logical Fallacy of Generalization from Fictional Evidence

Hold Off On Proposing Solutions

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133 – Is Libertarianism a Gateway Drug to Anarcho-Capitalism?

David is back for us to pester him with questions about Libertarianism, and he tries to turn us all into Anarchists!! (not really (but he wouldn’t mind))

SPOILER WARNING! This episode contains spoilers for Worm, and for Pulp Fiction.

The Mind Killer podcast

The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling” by Ted Chiang is available as part of the “Exhalation” anthology.

The Scout Mindset, by Julia Galef

SSC — Current Affairs’ “Some Puzzles For Libertarians”, Treated As Writing Prompts For Short Stories and Archipelago and Atomic Communitarianism

The reddit thread mentioned in episode

Not Everything is a Clue podcast

What Lies Dreaming is available as an audio book!

Pokemon Primeval Podcast


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Cached Thoughts

The “Outside the Box” Box

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Original Seeing

How to Seem (and Be) Deep

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132 – Mind Killed by Libertarianism

The trio unites with the Mind Killers to get mind killed on Libertarianism!

Not mentioned in the episode, but worth putting here – SSC’s Anti-Libertarian FAQ

Elinor Ostrom’s book –  Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action

The Mind Killer podcast


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Priming and Contamination

Do We Believe Everything We’re Told?

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Cached Thoughts

The “Outside the Box” Box

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131 – Feedback Grab Bag

We catch up on some feedback and address a handful of items that have been banging around.

We Change Our Minds Less Often Than We Think

How to eat nature balls (The Universal Edibility Test)

Martyr Made podcast

The Mind Killer podcast


Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast, and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

No One Can Exempt You From Rationality’s Laws

A Priori

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Priming and Contamination

Do We Believe Everything We’re Told?

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