A conversational podcast for the less hardcore rationalist, who wants to level-up their rational skills while having fun.
120 – Why Can’t We Brain Good?
We address frustration with how hard it is to wrangle these brains. Wikipedia on Cognitive Distortions Spamming Mirco Intentions Richard Wiseman’s books 59 Seconds, and As If Replacing Guilt Animal Madness book A free cbt workbook We mention CBT a … Continue reading →
Episode 119 – If You’re A Human, You’re Already Losing To GPT-3
GPT-3 wrote the title of this episode! Join us as we talk with an expert insider and an expert enthusiast about GPT-3! The technology has come a surprisingly long way in a surprisingly short time! Rick and Morty GPT-3: Rick … Continue reading →
118 – Guns, Germs, and Guns (except the Germs are actually More Guns)
Gray joins us to discuss the practicalities of firearms. Be prepared! The Cyberpunk Ezine Jace mentioned The Legend of Murder-Ghandi Uber and Lyft ordered by California judge to classify drivers as employees Americans own a lot of guns. Like, a … Continue reading →
117 – The Guild of Servants
Alex and David are launching The Guild Of Servants — an outward-facing Rationalist organization for engaging and optimizing your local social enviroment. To apply for inclusion in their Alpha program, email GuildOfServants@gmail.com with a short response (1000 charecters) explaining your … Continue reading →
116 – Truth, Falsity, and Censorship
Today we’re joined by special guest Alexander Wales! Where is the line between hiding information and censorship? Is censoring content ever desirable? What role does “cancel culture” play in this? Find discussion on these questions and more inside! Nominate What … Continue reading →
115 – Does Rationality Actually Do Anything?
Does Rationality improve life outcomes? How have we managed to do this show for like 4 years without hitting this question head on?! Tune in to find out! Nominate What Lies Dreaming for a Dragon Award Vice article on CFAR … Continue reading →