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The official audio version of Astral Codex Ten, with an archive of posts from Slate Star Codex. It's just me reading Scott Alexander's blog posts.

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The official audio version of Astral Codex Ten, with an archive of posts from Slate Star Codex. It's just me reading Scott Alexander's blog posts.

    Links For October

    Links For October

    https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/links-for-october

    [Remember, I haven’t independently verified each link. On average, commenters will end up spotting evidence that around two or three of the links in each links post are wrong or misleading. I correct these as I see them, and will highlight important corrections later, but I can’t guarantee I will have caught them all by the time you read this.]

    1: Our World In Data - we are winning the war on oil spills:

    • 23 min
    Highlights From The Comments On Kids And Climate Change

    Highlights From The Comments On Kids And Climate Change

    https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/highlights-from-the-comments-on-kids

    Ramparen writes:

    No one really does it because of climate change imo, that is just a neat excuse to avoid the responsibility and limitations that being a parent brings into your life

    Of course, this was immediately followed by some people (1, 2) saying they were seriously considering not having kids because of climate change, and this article had caused them to rethink their stance (you can find

    • 36 min
    Please Don't Give Up On Having Kids Because Of Climate Change

    Please Don't Give Up On Having Kids Because Of Climate Change

    https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/please-dont-give-up-on-having-kids

    Please Don't Give Up On Having Kids Because Of Climate Change
    It will probably make things worse, and there are better ways to contribute
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    A recent poll finds that 39% of young people “feel uncertain” about having children because of climate change. And sure, people say a lot of things on polls, but people seem to be talking about this more and more. For example, from NPR: Should We Be Having

    • 26 min
    Highlights From The Comments On Modern Architecture

    Highlights From The Comments On Modern Architecture

    https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/highlights-from-the-comments-on-modern

    Thanks to everyone who commented on Whither Tartaria (currently 1079 comments). Many of you really like modern architecture, and many others of you really hate it. I appreciate most of you being able to accept disagreement on that and move on to the bigger question of why there’s so much more of it now.

    The most interesting thing I got from the comments was

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Book Review: The Scout Mindset

    Book Review: The Scout Mindset

    https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/book-review-the-scout-mindset

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    You tried Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset, but the replication crisis crushed your faith. You tried Mike Cernovich’s Gorilla Mindset, but your neighbors all took out restraining orders against you. And yet, without a mindset, what separates you from the beasts? Just in time, Julia Galef brings us The Scout Mindset (subtitle: “Why Some People See Things Clearly And Others Don’t).

    • 37 min
    Whither Tartaria?

    Whither Tartaria?

    https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/whither-tartaria

    Imagine a postapocalyptic world. Beside the ruined buildings of our own civilization - St. Peter’s Basilica, the Taj Mahal, those really great Art Deco skyscrapers - dwell savages in mud huts. The savages see the buildings every day, but they never compose legends about how they were built by the gods in a lost golden age. No, they say they themselves could totally build things just as good or better. They just choose to build mud huts instead

    • 26 min

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