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#8943 >She stood, patient, waiting, granting him nothing, not even the kindness of prompting him to hurry. heh, people might think that being prompted to hurry would be unkind, but second-handers like Keating depend on and are grateful for soci kate Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
Justin Kalef hasn't replied to me. Note the dishonesty: > I would be willing to address one of Rand's arguments that I disagree with That was a lie. I provided exactly what he requested of me, but he hasn't done what he said he would do. curi Justin Kalef vs. Paths Forward 2017/08/10
Wynand is asked a yes or no question, too Ayn Rand (emphasis added) Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
Peter Keating deciding to Marry Dominique Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
Roark rejecting the big commission Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
Dagny literally shoots a man for not deciding "yes or no" Atlas Shrugged (emphasis added) Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
Man has a single basic choice: to think or not, and that is the gauge of his virtue. Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
"The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, e Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
"This, in every hour and every issue, is your basic moral choice: thinking or non-thinking, existence or non-existence, A or non-A, entity or zero. Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
AS, Galt asking Dagny if she'll stay at the gulch: > "Yes or no, Miss Taggart?" Anonymous Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
"A middle ground between you and your murderers?" "Now why use such words?” "What I said at the trial, was it true or not?" "It's going to be misquoted and misunderstood." "Was it true or not?" "The public is too dumb to grapple with such Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
"Are you asking me to help him stage a fraud of that kind?" "You don't have to put it that way." "Is it a fraud—or isn't it?" "That's why I can't talk to you—because you're not human. You have no pity, no feeling for your brother, no compass Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
"I don't give a damn about your opinion. I am not going to argue with you, with your Board or with your professors. You have a choice to make and you're going to make it now. Just say yes or no." "That's a preposterous, high-handed, arbitrary way of Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
"Look," said Rearden. "Now I'll ask you a question: did your scientists decide that Rearden Metal is not what I claim it is?" "We have not committed ourselves as to that." "Did they decide it's no good?" "It is the social impact of a product tha Ayn Rand Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
AS: > "Francisco," she asked, when she brought him home, "what would your father say about this, if he knew?" > "My father would ask whether I was good at the job or not. That's all he'd want to know." Anonymous Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
John Galt in _Atlas Shrugged_ by Ayn Rand: > A process of reason is a process of constant choice in answer to the question: True or False?—Right or Wrong? Is a seed to be planted in soil in order to grow—right or wrong? Is a man's wound to be d Anonymous Praise for Yes or No Philosophy 2017/08/10
> I'd say it's pretty hard if you have an emotional issue related to learning and you don't know how to address/improve the emotions. It's quite an unfortunate catch-22 situation. It's hard if you're really bad at it. It's not objectively that hard curi Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/10
> it's not that hard. people are bad at it basically on purpose. they don't want to learn those skills. they resist learning those skills. you can offer to explain it and they don't want it I'd say it's pretty hard if you have an emotional issue re Anon69 Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/10
FI discussion, Google memo oh my god it's turpentine Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/09
> > People who find FI too mean are simply intolerant of people with a different style than them > So I think this misses the mark for the type of person I described above. but what you described is an intolerant person. there are other things i Anonymous Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/09
> Sometimes I think that FI is generally going to be a bad time for most people. It's treacherous like going rock climbing without any experience...you'd expect most people to get hurt. There's a bunch of these core ideas and hangups people need to ma Anonymous Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/09
yeah, I think that happens too. > People who find FI too mean are simply intolerant of people with a different style than them So I think this misses the mark for the type of person I described above. > If you think something's mean, instead Anon69 Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/09
#8922 Some people, after step 1, don't think they *should* feel bad, but feel bad anyway. And they don't blame others. And they stop thinking about the issue so they stop feeling bad. Anonymous Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/09
It's not very common for people to believe that we're all fallible and it's ok to make mistakes. That we should seek out finding mistakes and delight in finding them and making progress. Instead, many people believe you should feel bad/ashamed when Anon69 Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/09
this may interest people: https://mises.org/library/who-owns-amazon Anonymous Destroy The Rainforest, or Capitalism! 2017/08/09
what is the human benefit of having a **giant** rainforest there? capitalism does prevent externalization of costs via the mechanism of private property – harmed owners can sue regarding demonstrable costs. if you want to make things better, w Anonymous Destroy The Rainforest, or Capitalism! 2017/08/09
Externalized costs in the rainforest Larry Mason Destroy The Rainforest, or Capitalism! 2017/08/09
#8917 you forgot the 2 words where he wrote his full name. it's an even 100 ;) of course he could make time to have a discussion if he actually had skill and interest in discussion. Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
oh wait i fucked up. second try You're so wrong that it's not worth my time to explain WHY, yet I have more than enough time to write 98 words worth of rhetoric that boils down to "you're stupid." Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
You are so incompetent that it's not worth my time to explain why you're wrong[, yet I have more than enough time to call you stupid.] Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
liked "i can't answer you, but i can call you insane." Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
liked "who are you to have your own opinion and think you're right? who are you to live by your own mind and judgement? obey, crawl, defer, and please dear god SHUT UP because i'm not as serenely confident as you and i can't stand to have anyone else Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
i can't answer you, but i can call you insane. Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
how can you act like you know what you're talking about when so many more famous people say you're wrong, and I, who have done my best to follow the herd, have no confidence in my own judgement at all? Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
who are you to have your own opinion and think you're right? who are you to live by your own mind and judgement? obey, crawl, defer, and please dear god SHUT UP because i'm not as serenely confident as you and i can't stand to have anyone else doubt m Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
Lawrence Ambrose is such an Ayn Rand villain. how *dare* you disagree with the majority! Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
> You are approximately as competent to conduct a course on philosophy as Joseph Hazelwood (pilot of the Exxon Valdez ship that crashed in Alaska's Puget Sound, spilling millions of tons of oil) was at marine navigation. without knowing anything ab Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
maybe he's a George Smith fan who found this on google? Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
u wrong cuz my feelings told me. Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
y Lawrence Ambrose so ir8 Anonymous Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
Exxon Valdez Lawrence Ambrose Learning; Bad Syllogism 2017/08/06
That dictionary definition is the kind of thing I'm talking about. If you read _The Fabric of Reality_, Deutsch will explain why induction is a mistaken concept and what the alternative is (especially ch. 1,3,7). Induction is common sense, yet fals curi Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
Still confused Alan Nicoll Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
Induction makes specific claims about *how* you learn from experience. E.g. that you do it by *generalizing* data to theories. Popper says you did use experience and learn, but you actually did it by the method of guesses and criticism which doesn' curi Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
Induction? Oops Alan Nicoll Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
Induction? Anonymous Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
Hi! Welcome! > Not only philosophy, not only Germany I agree. For example, the book *Who Killed Homer?* talks about how the profession of studying the classics has been destroyed by bad academics, and it contains a bunch of quotes showing the fa curi Popper vs. Impressive, Incomprehensible Writing 2017/08/06
Not only philosophy, not only Germany Alan Nicoll Popper vs. Impressive, Incomprehensible Writing 2017/08/06
Philosophy: Who Needs It – Chapter 11, An Untitled Letter Ayn Rand Popper vs. Impressive, Incomprehensible Writing 2017/08/06
You can see from Spillane's choice of quotes that he's quoting Kimball's opinion of Popper rather than quoting arguments. Very sad, irrational, and second-handed... Anonymous Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
> Why doesn't Kimball engage with Popper's actual arguments instead of calling him names? Presumably the standard reasons: ignorance, lack of skill, and a career focussed on social status games. Why have so few people come up with anything simil Anonymous Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
Kimball says: >Scientific laws, he says, "can never be supported, or corroborated, or confirmed by empirical evidence". He goes even further: of two hypotheses "the one which can be better corroborated, is always less probable." Whatever else these Anonymous Analysis of Robert Spillane Quoting Roger Kimball 2017/08/06
People are used to school where they aren't even supposed to use judgement. If they think some of the school material is bad, they'll be punished for ignoring it and focusing on the part they think is valuable. Schools also punish people for questioni Anonymous Is FI Discussion Mean? 2017/08/05
a similar quote appears in Chapter 3 of The Myth of the Framework, pages 70-71 >Many years ago I used to warn my students against the widespread idea that one goes to college in order to learn how to talk and write ‘impressively’ and incomprehe Justin Mallone Popper vs. Impressive, Incomprehensible Writing 2017/08/04
BTW I sent the criticism of O'Hear's philosophy writing to O'Hear. No reply so far. curi David Miller Doesn't Want To Discuss 2017/08/01
David Miller referred me to a section of one of his books which wasn't really relevant. When I replied substantively, and also asked why he'd asked me to read that text, he said, in full: > Thank you for replying. When I asked if that meant he w Elliot Temple 25 Robert Spillane Replies 2017/08/01
incompressible bitstrings Alisa Anthony O'Hear on Popper 2017/07/30
incompressible bitstrings Alisa Anthony O'Hear on Popper 2017/07/30
I've emailed Miller with this material: http://fallibleideas.com/essays/yes-no-argument Hopefully he'll be interested in discussion this time. Elliot Temple 25 Robert Spillane Replies 2017/07/29
Maybe Molyneux doesn't follow bitcoin closely. So he doesn't know about how involved it is with crime and how terrible the technical software details behind bitcoin are. Lots of bitcoin fans really don't know much about it. If he does know much Anonymous Bitcoin Sucks 2017/07/27
Stefan Moleneux takes bitcoins as donation. He likes it. I regretted not buying bitcoin when it was cheap. The Ransomware, child porn, illegal drugs,bitcoin problems I read on the news etc has made me lose all hope for the libertarian currency. FF Bitcoin Sucks 2017/07/27
I accept some things eg: evolution on authority and not by self study. I don't want to do an in depth study of everything. I do google a lot about the subjects I care about though but not deeply enough. I accepted global warming on authority and no FF The Pro-Authority Pledge 2017/07/27
> You'd get more discussion if you used quotes and if you presented your question on fi. Okay i will post my fountainhead questions on FI (with quotes). FF Open Discussion 2017/07/27
#8872 You'd get more discussion if you used quotes and if you presented your question on fi. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/07/27
#8877 > do you mean that you don't *accept* everything authorities say? Yes ff The Pro-Authority Pledge 2017/07/27
#8878 I shouldn't have added the "40%". I should have just asked if my guess was wrong. Then just yes or no answer (with/without explanation) would have been enough. Or I could have just asked the question without my guess. I have seen FI memb FF Open Discussion 2017/07/27
#8875 If somebody answered your question correctly, what would you learn? If nothing, then it's a bad question. Your idea is either wrong or it's not. It's either refuted by one or more criticisms, or it's not. your question is like asking: Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/07/27
@ 8876 Anonymous The Pro-Authority Pledge 2017/07/27
It is a mix of common sense, authority and low level existing knowledge. I don't trust everything the authorities say. FF The Pro-Authority Pledge 2017/07/27
How wrong am I in my guess? 100%? 40%? FF Open Discussion 2017/07/26
2 days after this post: https://www.fincen.gov/news/news-releases/fincen-fines-btc-e-virtual-currency-exchange-110-million-facilitating-ransomware > FinCEN Fines BTC-e Virtual Currency Exchange $110 Million for Facilitating Ransomware, Dark Net Anonymous Bitcoin Sucks 2017/07/26
Kalef's reply is such a non sequitur. It doesn't engage with the specific things Elliot initially said. Anonymous Justin Kalef vs. Paths Forward 2017/07/25
Howard Roark is ready to give up his life for Wynand but not live for him. Why? My guess is that living for someone else causes suffering. Dying is end of suffering. Doing something risking your life is not a big deal compared to living a long lif FF Open Discussion 2017/07/24
Lauren Southern is clueless about bitcoin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1JtJLRuqgo Anonymous Bitcoin Sucks 2017/07/24
> So, DD is saying that his work is just tiny addition to Popper, and you're saying that he's exaggerating how small his addition is? Meaning that you think his addition is more than tiny? yes, DD's epistemology work is more than tiny footnotes. curi David Deutsch = Footnotes to Popper 2017/07/22
So, DD is saying that his work is just tiny addition to Popper, and you're saying that he's exaggerating how small his addition is? Meaning that you think his addition is more than tiny? Why did DD exaggerate? Why not take credit? Afraid of look Anonymous David Deutsch = Footnotes to Popper 2017/07/22
> That is a proposal for action. What if you cannot come up with any proposals that work? see my essays on the matter, e.g. the linked one above and others at http://curi.us/1595-rationally-resolving-conflicts-of-ideas Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
James Franklin has very little to say about Popper. You can search for "Popper" in his books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/What-Science-Knows-How/dp/1594032076/ https://www.amazon.com/Science-Conjecture-Evidence-Probability-before/dp/0801865 Anonymous 25 Robert Spillane Replies 2017/07/18
> Since all possible proposals for actions have been criticised. that's a COMMON situation. you then have to brainstorm new solutions. That is a proposal for action. What if you cannot come up with any proposals that work? Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
given some situation, some evidence, some known candidate solutions, etc, etc, there is a right answer (and objective truth) about what you should do about it and what judgement you should reach. if you have exactly one non-refuted theory about wha Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
> No, it is not because accepting an idea is to do with whether it is true. A criticism is directed at its truth. That the investigation was not rigorous enough is not a criticism of the proposal. accepting an idea is an action, a human decision. w Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
> but doing nothing is not a solution. of course it is. it's an action you can take in regards to a problem. it may solve your problem, or not. > The first scenario is that of accepting a scientific theory. The fact that you have one surviving t Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
>and if you don't think the investigation was rigorous enough, that is a criticism of accepting the one idea remaining from the investigation. No, it is not because accepting an idea is to do with whether it is true. A criticism is directed at its Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
You added into the discussion that the one surviving solution to the problem. Includes the idea that doing nothi has also been criticised, but doing nothing is not a solution. Now we have to break this down into two different scenarios. The fi Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
your new take is maybe you decide some other ideas have survived criticism after all, so we don't have the situation of having exactly one theory which survived criticism (which is the situation we were talking about). i don't get the point. we were t Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
David Miller emailed me on July 4, 2011, from his yahoo address, declining a discussion invitation. I still have the email. I replied to his discussion-declining email with a link to Paths Forward and some explanation, and received no reply. http://fa Elliot Temple 25 Robert Spillane Replies 2017/07/18
Hmm, this guy says that Miller is sympathetic but critical. The use of the word critical here, means that he somehow thinks that CR is bad, but it has its merits. But this is wrong. Whether or not you agree with Miller, he is pretty much a full blown John Francis 25 Robert Spillane Replies 2017/07/18
David Miller has never declined a discussion that I have opened with him. In fact, he often gives very detailed emails in reply. John Francis 25 Robert Spillane Replies 2017/07/18
>It does not follow form the investigation that I should accept any of them. This refers to the criticisms of the proposals not to the proposals. Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
If there are many proposals including the proposal to do nothing, and all of the proposals have been criticised apart from one. Then you should accept the one that's left, since there are no other proposals that one can accept. But this is false, Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
Yeah, looks like he is. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
no idea but maybe DD's right then. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
Opps - you are correct. I selected the wrong range when summing. But I just noticed there is also "meat indigeneous, chicken" as well as "meat, chicken". What's the diff? If both are included then the figure is 1.5 trillion from 1961 to 1997. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
#8846 i think you're using the data wrong. from your FAO link, it's 740 billion from 1961-1997. using all countries, producing animals/slaughtered, and meat, chicken. i downloaded the data, selected the whole column in Numbers, and it says 740 million Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
not accepting a theory, T, is itself an action/choice/option. you have a criticism of not accepting T because the premise was that accepting T was the ONLY option/theory/whatever that survived criticism. if only one option survives criticism, there Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
if you have no criticism of accepting the statement, and it says you should accept it, then how would it make any sense not to accept it? you have zero objections to accepting it. you seem to just want life and thinking to be arbitrary whim. Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
FoR was published in 1998 so a lot of the more recent chickens don't count. (for pub date, wikipedia says 1997, amazon says 1998. i don't know which is correct) Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
Let me be more precise in my statement. Just because the statement "you should do x now" has no criticism, does not mean you should accept the statement. That is justificationism. Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
#8835 Where did you get your figure? Is it a global average? Which years is it applicable to? I did some research and saw a figure of about 9 to 10 billion chickens born per year in the last decade. That's why I reckoned on about 40%. But I think Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
it's not a lesson of CR, it contradicts CR. > it does not follow from something having no criticism that you should do it. call the idea X. it does follow (that you should do X) if X says you should do X (and you have no criticism of X). you curi Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
> no, it's *your* position. it's not CR's position. Err, what? I said it was a lesson of CR. I never spoke about positions. it does not follow from something having no criticism that you should do it. This is just your own proposal and it does Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
or if the last surviving idea says you should believe X about Y, and you have no criticism of that (any doubts, hesitations, objections, any reason that'd be a bad idea, any guess that's mistake, any lead that there might be a superior alternative, et curi Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
if the last surviving idea says "you should do X now" and you have no criticism of it, then you should do X now. if the last surviving idea says "you can solve Y problem by Z action", and you have no criticism of that, and you want to solve Y probl curi Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
I think Popper was wrong to suggest that the one that survives the severest criticism should be preferred. All that follows logically, given the premise that our preference is for the truth, is that those that have been criticised should not be prefer Anonymous Critical Preferences 2017/07/18
have you found stats which indicate DD is correct? if so, give a link instead of just calling other ppl wrong. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
That's just the US. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/18
#1633 > To be honest, I'm not sure that, given my other responsibilities, I would be able to read and digest such a long link between now and when the Sun goes out. I also rather suspect that it is irrelevant to the matter at hand (see below). i Anonymous Popper the New Leftist 2017/07/18
http://m.humanesociety.org/news/resources/research/stats_slaughter_totals.html Maybe 150 billion chickens from 1960-1995. DD looks wrong. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/17
Look up how many chickens are killed per year. @Anonymous: Chickens are killed at age 5-7 weeks. Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/17
Chicken Stock Info Anonymous Trillions of Chickens? 2017/07/16
It's amazing how foolish one can appear when one judges something without understanding it. Stove illustrates this beautifully. Larry Reply to David Stove on Popper 2017/07/16
Maybe it is also saying to use Textedit on Mac FF Open Files in TextEdit 2017/07/14
I think this is saying " Elliot is currently reading FOR " FF Open Files in TextEdit 2017/07/14
Is this Elliot's book collection? Is this post telling us to read these books? FF Open Files in TextEdit 2017/07/14
criticism is great if you are going for the truth and want your ideas to be ACTUALLY RIGHT. it's much less appreciated if you've accepted a standard of approximately right or sorta in the right ballpark. especially if, at the same time, you want kate The Intellectual Social Game 2017/07/14
> the whole social game approach involves lots of approximation and doing things that are sorta in the right ballpark and hoping no one says anything bad about it. is this why ppl dislike criticism? kate The Intellectual Social Game 2017/07/14
>> Jordan Peterson gave advice about how to study 10+ hours per day. He said you can't do it, don't try, and: >> It is very rare for people to be able to concentrate hard for more than three hours a day. >Justin Mallone Managed to that. "A lot or Anonymous Goals and Status Update 2017/07/13
explain? Anonymous Exclusivity 2017/07/13
Why me? I'm busy. There are lots of coders, including presumably some artists who actually use that website. curi Goals and Status Update 2017/07/13
Completely misunderstands or doesn't acknowledge the point of exclusive relationships. It's talking about romantic relationships as if it's a friendship. Anonymous Exclusivity 2017/07/13
maybe a coding job for you? http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php/328659-Coders-needed-to-solve-the-images-problem pro-criticism art website, a lot of history lost due to this issue. Anonymous Goals and Status Update 2017/07/13
whether something is meta depends on the context. those are usually meta as replies. Anonymous Meta Discussion Isn't Bad 2017/07/13
there's 2 main bottlenecks with watching fast 1) hearing what words are said (and seeing what's going on in the video) 2) understanding it, having time to think enough to follow the concepts for lots of stuff i'm still bottlenecked by (1). i curi Goals and Status Update 2017/07/13
>thinking methodology content, talking about methodological errors people make, talking about error-correcting methods why are these meta? suppose someone writes an essay on error-correcting methods of thinking. is that meta? kate Meta Discussion Isn't Bad 2017/07/13
> I don't just watch a lecture you YouTube, I watch it at triple speed. I only read audio books and use text to speech at high speed. I only watch TV and movies at high speed. If I don't do it fast, it's too boring for me to do it all. This makes it m FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/13
> Jordan Peterson gave advice about how to study 10+ hours per day. He said you can't do it, don't try, and: > It is very rare for people to be able to concentrate hard for more than three hours a day. Justin Mallone Managed to that. "A lot or FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
> Maybe I'm a "gifted genius prodigy" : ( FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
> Similarly, tons of people complain when sophisticated software costs $5, and think iOS apps should be $1 at most. I am one of those people. That's why I pirate a lot of stuff to prevent myself resenting paying. I buy after I confirm it is a good FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
Correction: gives = giving FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
> I've started selling more material primarily because people, being self-destructively stupid, pay less attention to free material. The Ray Dalio guy has also stopped gives out free knowledge. His site principles.com now has a link to buy a book i FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
Easy and enjoyable to read. I like reading what Intelligent people think and do. Gives me a buzz. FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
yummy? what does that mean? Anonymous Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
This blogpost was yummy :) FF Goals and Status Update 2017/07/12
GISTE replied agreeing with my analysis! curi The Intellectual Social Game 2017/07/12
> read page 1 of the book. or stop after 1 sentence or 1 paragraph if it’s too hard. then ask a question about what you find hard. then you can make progress instead of giving up. good idea! FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
> so what? It is not public. I thought I could access it without creating an a/c FF Here Be Dragons – A Bad Approach to Critical Thinking 2017/07/11
> why do black ppl talk differently than others? > is it because they’re jealous? > is it because they want people to know they are proud of being black? I have found this while googling. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_American_Verna FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
so what? Anonymous Here Be Dragons – A Bad Approach to Critical Thinking 2017/07/11
I can't read it without registering. FF Here Be Dragons – A Bad Approach to Critical Thinking 2017/07/11
> or just recruit a bunch of liars who say they want progress! good plan? lol FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
Is Converting blog posts into audio books better than blitzskimming older blog posts? FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
what's your point? Anonymous Here Be Dragons – A Bad Approach to Critical Thinking 2017/07/11
The board requires you to be registered and logged in to view this forum. FF Here Be Dragons – A Bad Approach to Critical Thinking 2017/07/11
People who became FI members earlier are unlucky in a way as they did not have the content that Elliot has put out now. Future FI members will have even more content to make learning more fun and easy. FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
> not if they can understand the issues without reading it all, or come up with any other way of proceeding. Elliot has written reading recommendations and listed chapter numbers too (He hadn't done that before). He might create more essays or gumr FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
> Does a person need to read all the popper material to bring a discussion to a conclusion? not if they can understand the issues without reading it all, or come up with any other way of proceeding. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/07/11
> i know these ppl will NOT discuss anything to a conclusion Does a person need to read all the popper material to bring a discussion to a conclusion? Will listing out idea changes pre and post discussion enough? FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11
> I guess they would say that doing win/win interactions isn't selfish or greedy. Or they'd say it's impossible. They would include rich people who became rich from the win/win interactions as evil too if they don't pledge to give away 99% of the w FF Greed 2017/07/11
This page has become too long. FF Open Discussion 2017/07/11

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