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Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments (14) 2019/01/20 Anonymous I think he means that aren't standard terminology and he's warning people not to just use them in general, without explanation, and expect to be understood. And he doesn't always use that terminology.
The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality Is Due to Dishonest, Irrational Ignorance (2) 2019/01/20 Anonymous from "Intellectuals and the Marketplace" > No one surpassed Mises in the importance he attached to the power of ideas.24 Thus, it was crucial to his social philosophy and historical interpretations to determine the basis of “the anti-capitalistic
Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings (27) 2019/01/20 Anonymous DD in BoI: > That anti-rational memes are still, today, a substantial part of our culture, and of the mind of every individual, is a difficult fact for us to accept. Ironically, it is harder for us than it would have been for the profoundly closed-
No One Will Debate or Discuss (3) 2019/01/20 Anonymous Why should I care about race and IQ issues? La griffe du lion seems to jump into details without framing what the goal is, why it matters, how its importance compares to other fields, etc.
Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting (5) 2019/01/17 internetrules #11442 for mobile: Threes, its a game about adding 3s into each other to make a 6, then adding 6s into each other to make a 12, and so on. you can watch a video of it to see exactly how it plays, its pretty simple. there is a ripoff version of
Submit Podcast Questions (26) 2019/01/15 Anonymous #11625 This question is lazy. You don't explain what you mean much. You only wrote one sentence and it's awful English. Also the answer is "no" which requires one word, not a podcast.
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Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology (17) 2019/01/08 curi > You said in the other comments above that criticism is a highly valuable thing - in the general case. So saying "criticism is a gift" is shorthand to say something like "criticism is a highly valuable gift that you should treasure". Is that correct?
Criticism of 12 Rules For Life: Secondhandedness (11) 2019/01/08 curi > You're making a criticism of the entire book based upon a small section of one chapter No I'm not. I didn't do that. My actual conclusion says: > JP is better than this. That's a totally different conclusion than saying the entire book is b

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[image] Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/20
I think he means that aren't standard terminology and he's warning people not to just use them in general, without explanation, and expect to be understood. And he doesn't always use that terminology. Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
> I have made these definitions just for the purpose of this message What's he talking about? He used those terms in discussions on the TCS list before that. Like "Re: The Old Covenant" on DEC 21, 1996. He didn't just invent them on-the-fly. Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
DD: > Let's call this lack: *irrationality*. E.g. it is irrational to use astrology, rather than engineering science, to judge the safety of tall buildings. I think this is a bad example. When Americans today use astrology, there is "anti-ration curi Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
Subject was "Re: Babies and Rationality". Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
I think you gave the wrong date. How about a subject line and searchable quote? curi Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
Sorry I read the date wrong. Should be Dec 1, 1997. Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
Check out TCS list on Jan 12, 1997. Looks like that was the first time he drew the distinction? He says he didn't want to belabor it - so that ties in with your reply - but he must have thought it worthwhile enough in the context of meme theory that h Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
from "Intellectuals and the Marketplace" > No one surpassed Mises in the importance he attached to the power of ideas.24 Thus, it was crucial to his social philosophy and historical interpretations to determine the basis of “the anti-capitalistic Anonymous The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality Is Due to Dishonest, Irrational Ignorance 2019/01/20
DD in BoI: > That anti-rational memes are still, today, a substantial part of our culture, and of the mind of every individual, is a difficult fact for us to accept. Ironically, it is harder for us than it would have been for the profoundly closed- Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/20
Source on "thinks that irrationality is a form of ignorance - a lack of meta knowledge about rationality - and need not necessarily do harm"? I understand the terminology of "ir" meaning "not" (not rational = lack of rationality) and "anti" meaning curi Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
Deutsch makes a distinction e.g, thinks that irrationality is a form of ignorance - a lack of meta knowledge about rationality - and need not necessarily do harm whereas anti-rationality is having processes in your mind that actively prevent knowledge Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
Why should I care about race and IQ issues? La griffe du lion seems to jump into details without framing what the goal is, why it matters, how its importance compares to other fields, etc. Anonymous No One Will Debate or Discuss 2019/01/20
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pezf7BWGP10 Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/20
I'm not familiar with La griffe du lion. Looking at the site, I see no comments or forum (there is a contact email), and no outline or overview. I have to get a sense of the topic from the article titles. So it's about race and IQ kinda issues. OK. curi No One Will Debate or Discuss 2019/01/20
I don't distinguish. curi Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
In the transcript it says "irrational memes". I think it's supposed to be "anti-rational memes". Or do you not distinguish between irrationality and anti-rationality? Anonymous Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/20
szasz on suicide oh my god it's turpentine Open Discussion 2019/01/20
La griffe du lion Anonymous No One Will Debate or Discuss 2019/01/20
#11650 nope. would be pretty easy to do tho, will try that now. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
#11649 yes. did you try looking it up? Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
Ayn Rand "...if we wanted to save the world from communism its not necessary to go to war, all would one have to do is stop helping them economically, stop building bridges to them which have supported them for 50 years now. that country will collapse Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
#11647 Try to think, in a world where *that* works on tons of people, how well something subtle could go undetected. The dragon training movie is more subtle than buzzfeed, and people are largely blind to what it's doing, but tons of string pulling is Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/19
This is what extra blatant puppet string pulling for adults looks like. It's effective on ... over half the US population? [image] Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/19
Steven Pinker got his status via competition with other intellectuals. What was the nature of the competition? Did they compete to have the best ideas, or to impress ppl better? In other words, is the public open to manipulation and if so is manipulat Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
[image] what the fuck? Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
Early pieces of Yes or No Philosophy in KP. Opposed by LT, who is promoting this anti-Popper sentiment to an audience primarily of ppl who think of her and they as Popperian. Very gross. [image] Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
#11641 [image] Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
[image] It's so sad how DD has fallen so far. His thinking quality has gotten super unreliable. This tweet is dumb. People see that something is sabotaging error correction in a systematic way. There is, Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
[image] Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
Discussion and learning *methodology* is the primary determinant of success. But people hate and avoid talking about methodology. curi Open Discussion 2019/01/19
Added transcripts to the YT descriptions. http://curi.us/files/transcripts/fi-overview-1-transcript.txt http://curi.us/files/transcripts/fi-overview-2-transcript.txt curi Fallible Ideas Philosophy Overview Videos + Comments 2019/01/19
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https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/fallible-ideas/0b_LiYy96aQ/DxJimli0GwAJ I write about Bounded Discussions. plz comment. curi Open Discussion 2019/01/19
[image] Evil tweet. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/19
We don't have, nor have had, a truly Capitalist society (in the Ayn Rand sense) anywhere on earth. What is collectively termed as Capitalism is generally a variation of socialism or pseudo laissez-faire Capitalism, State Capiralism (lots of government Gary The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality Is Due to Dishonest, Irrational Ignorance 2019/01/18
Good or bad? Personal trainer lady Open Discussion 2019/01/18
I use "good luck". Rand used "good premises". I don't think it's worth replacing. I got plenty of other changes/reforms that are higher priority. I would avoid using "good luck" with a person I considered superstitious (I don't want someone to take curi Open Discussion 2019/01/17
https://mises.org/library/intellectuals-and-marketplace > The Ever Changing Indictment > Now, twenty-two years later, we address, once again, the question of the intellectual and the marketplace. > This does not argue the futility of the ques Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/17
Daniel Eran Dilger explains Apple's Harmony of Interests With Its Customers Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/17
alot of the times when i say "good luck" to someone, i pause and try to think of a phrase that means "i think you are able to put effort into doing what you are doing, and with skill and your own hard work, succeed" but theres nothing like that in a s Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/17
#11442 for mobile: Threes, its a game about adding 3s into each other to make a 6, then adding 6s into each other to make a 12, and so on. you can watch a video of it to see exactly how it plays, its pretty simple. there is a ripoff version of internetrules Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting 2019/01/17
Psychiatry and the medicalization of everyday life, example #892348: https://outline.com/wv22RX Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/16
I agree with DF. Awful branding change. Slack sucks anyway tho. https://daringfireball.net/linked/2019/01/16/slack-bland-new-logo Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/16
#11625 This question is lazy. You don't explain what you mean much. You only wrote one sentence and it's awful English. Also the answer is "no" which requires one word, not a podcast. Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/15
Asking for a friend ;) Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/15
China's censorship is fucking evil. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/business/china-internet-censor.html Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/14
https://mises.org/library/intellectuals-and-marketplace Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/14
https://mises.org/library/socialism-and-decivilization Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/14
not very specific oh my god it's turpentine I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch 2019/01/13
#10430 my theory, Deutsch has turned his attention to "Western decadence" and now seeks to prop up society by deployment of "useful fiction". For all his railing against marxism, DD sure seems like an anti-vanguard propagandist mickleby I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch 2019/01/13
string-pulling example Anne B Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/13
>It’s also worth reading for its comparisons, with precise statistics, on life in Russia under the czars versus life after the Revolution. From 1876 to 1904 in Russia, 486 people were executed, including political actors – about 17 a year. From Ju Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/13
@#11616 Well that's all second-handed af. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/12
#11615 Perigo is a speech coach. He doesn't know he is in blatant disagreement with Rand: http://www.lindsayperigo.com/premium-spoken-english > Premium Spoken English—Confidence, Clarity, Coherence, Credibility > "Speech maketh the man!" Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/12
Rand, who spoke with a Russian accent, had some things to say about charismatic speakers (emphasis added): > He sang “Sweet Adeline” at the top of his *town crier’s voice*. > In high school Ellsworth became a local celebrity—the star ora Dagny Open Discussion 2019/01/12
Lindsay's reply: > I can't comment about the content because I was so distracted by the presentation and spent no more than 5 minutes on it. This is not being "mean and unintellectual"; it's a judicious and honest use of my time. > John Galt wou Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/12
> A *rambling, faceless, voice-distorted, mindlessly upward-inflecting* video like this makes you sound *like, like*, an *airhead moronnial* who, *like*, says *"like" without reason*. It makes you sound *like, like*, the very *aliens* who have, *like* curi Open Discussion 2019/01/12
#11611 Update: I edited in a second paragraph: "Do you remember who else gave a faceless speech?" curi Open Discussion 2019/01/12
http://www.solopassion.com/node/10821#comment-130873 [image] Note that's an anti-ARI site that I posted on. It's not like I offended them with my message. curi Open Discussion 2019/01/12
#11598 #11599 Thank you! Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/09
#11608 ok but please don't cause trouble curi Open Discussion 2019/01/09
Am I allowed to join FI discord server now? FF Open Discussion 2019/01/09
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc67AhFQpDA&feature=em-uploademail ninja, the most popular twitch streamer, was at risk of not getting 1st place at a not very importnat competition his fans falsely reported his competitor’s instagram and got h Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/09
The "intellectual and cultural elites" of our culture are all a big fraud. They are part of a propaganda campaign to use authority and social status to tell people what to think. And what do they preach? Statism. As their government masters intended. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/09
The Mises Institute twitter account is better than the Ayn Rand Institute twitter account. By far. I think it's actually worth following. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/09
The link for the recommended "Liberty and Property" Mises speech to the Mont Pelerin Society is broken. Here's one that works: https://mises.org/library/liberty-and-property Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/09
Interesting info about what happened with the Mont Pelerin Society: https://mises.org/library/against-neoliberals Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/09
Actually Caplan wrote at least a third piece. That link collection is pretty incomplete. See Block replying after Caplan's third piece: https://www.academia.edu/1353697/Reply_to_Caplan_on_Austrian_Economic_Methodology > Finally, I invite Caplan Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/09
#11597 See https://mises.org/wire/caplan-and-responses Caplan followed up one time. The matter was not resolved, and it was his side which didn't continue. Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/09
> This part pulled strings in me. I think the strings were something like *an authority figure wants me to do something and will think I'm good if I do it so I should do it*. Yeah people have so many strings it's hard to avoid any getting pulled. L curi Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/09
Added links to show notes: https://www.amazon.com/Philosophy-Popper-Library-Living-Philosophers/dp/0875481418/?tag=curi04-20 https://www.amazon.com/Philosophy-Karl-Popper-Part/dp/0875481426/?tag=curi04-20 I didn't think about giving the cite curi Open Discussion 2019/01/09
popper book oh my god it's turpentine Open Discussion 2019/01/09
@ #11559 http://econfaculty.gmu.edu/bcaplan/whyaust.htm Guy claims to understand, used to like, and now disagree with Mises / Austrian Econ. Says he hopes his post "will spark interest and discussion" which at least hints at a PF. It's beyond PAS Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/09
> Conclusions > > I don't expect you to understand everything I said. I can't fully explain everything in one article. If you think you understand it all, I think you're dishonest. You should have questions, confusions, parts you disagree with, part Anne B Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/09
In the recent induction podcast Elliot mentions a book where the first half comprises criticism of Popper, and the last half is comprised of Poppers responses. What's the title of the book? I haven't searched for it. I think Elliott should have men M Open Discussion 2019/01/09
> You said in the other comments above that criticism is a highly valuable thing - in the general case. So saying "criticism is a gift" is shorthand to say something like "criticism is a highly valuable gift that you should treasure". Is that correct? curi Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/08
Thank you for responding to my question and providing quotes. You said in the other comments above that criticism is a highly valuable thing - in the general case. So saying "criticism is a gift" is shorthand to say something like "criticism is a Anonymous at #11573 Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/08
> The burying alive thing should be listed under *Statements which aren’t (literally) true.
* and/or *Misleading information or lies.* > You took it literally? yeah. in a fantasy-world animated context i could see lots of things as potential Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/08
More info: http://www.wayneramsay.com http://www.wayneramsay.com/drugs.htm [Your Drug May Be Your Problem: How and Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications](https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009SAV6SI/) http://fallibleideas.com/books#szasz Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/08
#11582 It's bad ideas, life problems, etc, not chemicals or brain damage. See e.g.: http://curi.us/1970-letter-to-jordan-peterson-on-antidepressants-and-rational-discussion https://www.amazon.com/Ceremonial-Chemistry-Persecution-Addicts-Pushers/ Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/08
The burying alive thing should be listed under *Statements which aren’t (literally) true.
* and/or *Misleading information or lies.* You took it literally? Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/08
Analysis of Clip 2 Justin Mallone Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/08
> You're making a criticism of the entire book based upon a small section of one chapter No I'm not. I didn't do that. My actual conclusion says: > JP is better than this. That's a totally different conclusion than saying the entire book is b curi Criticism of 12 Rules For Life: Secondhandedness 2019/01/08
> This pot just comes across as needlessly angry and petty. Can you quote the part(s) you thought sounded angry? > You just seem very hurt by JP for some reason and decided to nitpick a few paragraphs in a book. I dare say we could do that for Anonymous Criticism of 12 Rules For Life: Secondhandedness 2019/01/08
Nitpicking E Criticism of 12 Rules For Life: Secondhandedness 2019/01/08
#11542 > YouTube sent me a Creator newsletter email today. Here's the start: >> Hi curi, >> >> 2019 is officially upon us (huzzah!) It's a standard, conventional thing to be excited for the new year. They are tapping into that to try to con Kate Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/08
Imagine you are a liberal Dem in '04 and I appear to you as a ghostly apparition Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/08
Depression Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/08
[image] He's lying about the bot. He wrote the script himself. He'd say it's a joke, but it will confuse many people who don't have a good grasp on the capabilities of bots/"AI"/"computer learning"/etc. curi Open Discussion 2019/01/08
https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/iSRCrE82G4dindJHZ/criticism-scheduling-and-privacy The comments illustrate what the essay means to the (anti-Popperian) audience. One quote from each of the six comments: > I try to avoid criticism The essay pa curi Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/08
> the point that unwanted criticism can sabotage the structure of a person's thinking and error correcting mechanisms I think that's too vague and doesn't mean much. E.g. she's not using the term "structure" ("structurally" in the original) in a te curi Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/08
I thought she made some good points. I came across that link cuz David Deutsch tweeted it so I guess he changed his mind too? What I liked was the point that unwanted criticism can sabotage the structure of a person's thinking and error correcting mec Anon Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/07
Besides criticism, LT is also hostile to FI, Paths Forward, Ayn Rand, and more. And she's not open to discussion/debate about these issues. She's also a dishonest social manipulator[1]. There's a reason she's posting that on LW, an anti-Popper site. curi Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/07
Lulie Tanett disagrees that criticism is a gift: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/iSRCrE82G4dindJHZ/criticism-scheduling-and-privacy > The self-development idea of 'growth mindset' says: learn from criticism, don't ignore it. > There is an exa Anon Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/07
Regarding the DD email, note the topic had been titled "how do you respond to critical comments?" and, for his post, DD changed it to "Criticism is a gift" (his words, his new title for his post). This was not exactly a new idea when DD said it. Here curi Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/07
Criticism is a gift (Was: how do you respond to critical comments?) David Deutsch, TCS List, 2001 Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/07
> value of criticism. criticism is a gift Does Popper (or Deutsch) actually say criticism is a gift? Do you have a quote? I don't think its necessarily such a great thing to be receiving a gift. Anonymous Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2019/01/07
I forgot to mention this when talking about Reisman in the Austrian econ podcast: Educational Videos: Reading George Reisman's book on Marxism and Socialism https://gumroad.com/l/szitM related: http://justinmallone.com/2019/01/pdf-collecti curi Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/07
I just put up 4 new podcasts and I'm caught up on the submitted questions. curi Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/07
some of my other notes on Hayek curi Hayek and Socialism 2019/01/07
Letters of Ayn Rand, p 308 > As an example of our most pernicious enemy, I would name Hayek. That one is real poison. Yes, I think he does more harm than Stuart Chase. also just before that > As an example of the kind of "almost" I would tole curi Hayek and Socialism 2019/01/07
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I commented some on the first clip here https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/fallible-ideas/BXypuo6wA8Q/E9-jNjo-DAAJ Justin Mallone Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/07
youtube email Anne B Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/07
> I'd like to look for more of this kind of thing in other places. I don't know yet how difficult it will be for me to find it. I suggest you search FI for the topic "Exercise: Analyzing Lies" and reread it. It's got similar analysis. Actually you curi Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/07
I read the first part of the main post, where it says *Things to look for* and looked for those things. This is what I wrote down, before reading any further what Elliot or anyone else wrote. I have edited it for formatting. Single quotes are Elliot's Anne B Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/07
No Robin Hanson Paths Forward or Prediction Markets? 2019/01/07
lol that's twice recently that I got a link from here, forgot where i got it from, and then posted it here. curi Open Discussion 2019/01/07
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/china-pathologizing-uighur-muslims-mental-illness/568525/ This is what psychiatry is, it's just disguised less in China. curi Open Discussion 2019/01/07
#11555 you didn't answer the first question. do you have an answer? do you think that any of the cliches identified in clip 1 are also idioms? Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/07
Austrian econ & Objectivism Nicholas DeRoj Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/06
Atlas Shrugged & The Fountainhead Nicholas DeRoj Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/06
Charles Tew said in his most recent video (FP Podcast #88) that people who are attracted to a certain sex can’t be friends with that sex cuz “if you like a member of the sex you are romantically attracted to enough to be friends then you will deve internetrules Open Discussion 2019/01/06
China treating Islam as a mental illness https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/china-pathologizing-uighur-muslims-mental-illness/568525/ Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/05
> do you think some of the cliches you identified in clip 1 are also idioms? > what would be an example of an idiom you don't consider a cliche? i'm not #11553 but one non-cliche idiom example that comes to mind is "rule of thumb." another is "t Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
do you think some of the cliches you identified in clip 1 are also idioms? what would be an example of an idiom you don't consider a cliche? Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
#11552 Yes, there is a difference between idioms & cliches. There is some overlap. Some cliches are idioms & some idioms are cliche. But not all cliches are idioms and not all idioms are cliche. That could be easily looked up online though. So Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
do you think there is a difference between an idiom and a cliche? Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
jeez. being a jew is now illegal in part of belgium: https://mises.org/power-market/when-democratic-compromise-fails-kosher-slaughter-outlawed-belgium Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/05
pretty solid reddit comment on how life is different for really rich people: https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/2s9u0s/what_do_insanely_wealthy_people_buy_that_ordinary/cnnmca8/ Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/05
#11547 >- okay to chat about general life drama while engaging in a higly paced, fast, presumably violent sport for entertainment and (at least the narrator doesn't let us know otherwise in clip 1) having no actual benefit or purpose beyond being m curi Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
bugger m Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
my comments written simultaneously with reading max Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
>>> huzzah cliche >>> – but instead of getting all “New year, new me” on you, for many readers that's partly an attack on their friends, who they find annoying. it hints that "New year, new me" is annoying and that's why they aren't do Dagny Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
> YouTube sent me a Creator newsletter email today. Here's the start: >> Hi curi, >> >> 2019 is officially upon us (huzzah!) treating the calendar change as an event deserving of recognition & excitement >> – but instead of getting all Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/05
> YouTube sent me a Creator newsletter email today. Here's the start: >> Hi curi, >> >> 2019 is officially upon us (huzzah!) YT promoting that a calendar increment is supposed to be some kinda big, happy, inspiring deal. >>– but instead Anonymous Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/04
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YouTube sent me a Creator newsletter email today. Here's the start: > Hi curi, > > 2019 is officially upon us (huzzah!) – but instead of getting all “New year, new me” on you, we wanted to take a minute to thank you for being a part of the curi Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/04
#11538 That link to Coulter's tweet didn't work for me. This one does: https://twitter.com/AnnCoulter/status/1080984209865363456 Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/04
I think libertarians are dishonestly pretending the term is more meaningful and defined than it is. People (including "libertarians") routinely use the term "libertarian" in different ways than the ones PAS lists, and he knows it. And the Nolan curi Open Discussion 2019/01/03
It's very common for libertarians to say other libertarians aren't libertarians (or aren't real libertarians, or something similar). Two sizable camps are: Big Tent define libertarian as stuff like: - Fiscally conservative & Socially tolerant PAS Open Discussion 2019/01/03
Just saw Bryan "Why I Am Not an Austrian Economist" Caplan on a list of *libertarians* willing to criticize college: >>> Too many people are going to college. Are there any mainstream “conservative” pols willing to say this? >> Unfortunately curi Open Discussion 2019/01/03
How do you change emotions and do less social? Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/03
Why are people wrong about Trump? Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/03
> What bad ideas Soros got from Popper? I don't think Soros's ideas really have anything to do with Popper's philosophy. curi Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/03
Here are my original notes on the flaws in the first clip. - Calling it “a little something” is understatement for social effect. Instead of making an honest case that it’s exciting, it’s like it’d have to be great for them to admit weakn curi Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/01/03
What bad ideas Soros got from Popper? Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/03
http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4169559&forum_id=2#37520681 >Date: January 3rd, 2019 3:56 PM >Author: ma anand sheela >they announced they were taking Friends off last month and there was a fucking riot and Netflix paid whatever Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/03
#11530 I forget. I think lots of it is due to passivity and herd-following. Also with any kind of leadership, including bringing up an issue, you could be wrong and get criticized, so there's that kind of risk (which some might see as an upside, not a curi Open Discussion 2019/01/03
IIRC, ET wrote a blog post once that was about this phenomenon where once someone named an issue, it was as if the flood gates opened up. Now, the pressure had diminished and the other ppl there were interested in talking about the issue now. Does any Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/03
#11528 check out: http://curi.us/1925-immigration http://curi.us/2133-mises-against-open-borders http://curi.us/1843-h1b-visas http://curi.us/1748-you-must-read-adios-america http://curi.us/1037-rope-tree-criminal-immigrant-some-assembl Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/03
immigration a different anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/03
Daring Fireball is smart sometimes! https://daringfireball.net/2019/01/steve_jobs_and_apples_last_previous_earnings_warning context: https://daringfireball.net/2019/01/apples_terrible_no_good_very_bad_earnings_warning Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/03
Thank you Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/02
4 new podcasts curi Submit Podcast Questions 2019/01/02
reddit censoring communities with "quarantine" feature: https://www.reddit.com/r/TheRedPill/ [image] Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/02
lol i forgot where i got the link from and posted it back to the same place it was from. i like my summary better though. (i wrote #11522 ) Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/02
Amazon committing *fraud* by changing prices on the first shipment of subscribe and save items, without notification. It apparently also removes referral credit. https://slickdeals.net/f/12567832-psa-amazon-subscribe-save-check-your-order-history-c Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/02
Amazon possibly doing shady stuff with subscribe and save orders resulting in lost discount https://slickdeals.net/f/12567832-psa-amazon-subscribe-save-check-your-order-history-closely-amazon-may-be-overcharging-you-for-certain-sd-purchases-edited Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/01/02

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