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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Also merch!


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


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:

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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Also merch!


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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140 – Trigger Warning: Old Men Yelling at Clouds

There’s too many clouds, and they’re ruining stuff that’s good!

Mentioned in this episode:

Do This. Directives.

A very early episode of ours about Feelings

Top ACLU lawyer comes out as pro-book-burning

Replatforming?

Discusses the overview of the Dean of Claremont McKenna

Shares the exact wording of the email discussed above


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Explainers Shoot High. Aim Low!

Double Illusion of Transparency

No One Knows What Science Doesn’t Know

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Why Are Individual IQ Differences OK?

Motivated Stopping and Motivated Continuation

A Case Study of Motivated Continuation

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139 – Kids These Days

Running with the theme of childhood/adolescent responsibility, we start off with a brief live-feedback section from esteemed guest Charlie and then move on to discuss Johnathan Haidt and Greg Lukianov’s 2015 Atlantic essay (mostly informed by Haidt’s subsequent podcast appearances) The Coddling of the American Mind, which was turned into a book 3 years later. We didn’t quite hit all the beats we wanted to, but we still had fun and hope you do too. 

Mentioned in this episode:

The Elephant in the Brain

Jonathan Haidt discussing this on Sam Harris’s podcast


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Also merch!


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

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Self-Anchoring

Expecting Short Inferential Distances — hear audio version of it here

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Explainers Shoot High. Aim Low!

Double Illusion of Transparency

No One Knows What Science Doesn’t Know

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