201 – The Educated Mind + More with Brandon Hendrickson (part 2)

We talk more with Brandon Hendrickson about his ACX-contest winning book review of The Educated Mind by Kieran Egan. Also discussions of rationality, post-rationalism, and more.

The winning book review in its original text (also in audio (itunesspotify))
Brandon’s substack – The Lost Tools of Learning
Science Is Weird – a sprawling online science course that helps kids fall in love with the world


Lost Tools – Your Solar System Is Wrong
Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty
What Lies Dreaming
The Real Fanfic is the friends we made along the way

0:00:23 – The Educated Mind
2:20:00 – Less Wrong Posts
2:36:07 – Thank the Patron
2:37:40 – Guild of the Rose Update

We now partner with The Guild of the Rose, check them out.
Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
Our Patreon page–your support is most rational, and totally effective. (also merch)

Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Entropy, and Short Codes

Mutual Information, and Density in Thingspace

Next Sequence Posts:

Superexponential Conceptspace, and Simple Words

Leave a Line of Retreat

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