166 – Getting Lucky

Luck is the most power force in the universe, and leaving power untapped is not very rational.

Searching for Outliers

How to Get Lucky

Also mentioned:

Feedback – It’s Probably Not Lithium
The audio version of It’s Probably Not Lithium from the LessWrong Curated Podcast
The entirety of the LessWrong Curated Podcast

Friendship is Optimal

Things you’re allowed to do

Micro-Marriages

Bad At Marketing? Eneasz’s novel What Lies Dreaming,
and Substack DeathIsBad

0:00:36 Feedback
0:26:30 Main Topic – Outliers and Luck
1:36:39 LW posts
1:49:52 Thank the Patron


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:

The Amazing Virgin Pregnancy

Asch’s Conformity Experiment

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

On Expressing Your Concerns

Lonely Dissent

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