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Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics (34) 2020/01/20 Anonymous Requesting definitions
TheRat Chat (4) 2020/01/20 Anonymous Rodent
List of Fallible Ideas Evaders (54) 2020/01/19 curi Since it doesn't make a large difference anyway, I went ahead and changed the contact info for Bruce from his email to his Twitter.
Social Reality and Real Reality (3) 2020/01/19 Anne B Wow. I thought about this post for a while and read it a few times. Then I started noticing that I think about the social world *a lot*, way more than I would have thought I did.
Second-handedness Examples (34) 2020/01/19 Anne B From an ad I got by snail mail: [transcribed, so there may be errors] > Special Invitation > You are cordially invited to an Educational Evening to learn how to Navigate Retirement at the prestigious [name of local fancy place] Country Club.
English Language, Analysis & Grammar (17) 2020/01/19 curi Since a human or salmon swimming are pretty different actions, "swim" is more ambiguous than a noun like "apple" or "salmon". It's verb/action words which are less specified and noun/thing/object words which are more specified, in general. It's jus
Shadow Starshine Chat (2) 2020/01/19 44783 #15025
[Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... (4) 2020/01/19 44783 #15077
Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" (10) 2020/01/19 44783 #15096
Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion (4) 2020/01/19 44783 #15127
Open Discussion 2 (2019) (127) 2020/01/18 Anonymous https://youtu.be/t0x46-enxsA
Mario Odyssey Discussion (190) 2020/01/18 curi I think it's good to break the level up into sections to learn separately.
Leftist Lying: The Issue Is Never the Issue (2) 2020/01/13 Curi is a hypocrite curi censors emails
Red Pill Comments (1) 2020/01/09 curi If I say: > [redpill] Why octuple text me? Obsessed much? That's not a socially calibrated comment by me. It's too blatant. The way to social climb is to call attention to the low social status behavior in a subtle way, that way I put the other
Getting Caught Using PUA (4) 2020/01/08 curi Index page where you can look for interesting post titles: https://illimitablemen.com/archives/
Refutation of Tabarrok’s Criticism of Reisman (3) 2020/01/07 Anonymous Positive reviews of Capitalism: https://mises.org/library/truly-austrian-treatise http://www.capitalism.net/freeman.htm http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download;jsessionid=298E0A9CBD6905B310E23536AD5ABC98?doi=10.1.1.25.4528&rep=rep1&type
Rational Discussion Tips (45) 2020/01/07 curi asking and answering short questions helps avoid misunderstandings and surprises. if the answers are so predictable and unproblematic, it should be possible to go through it quick, no big deal. if it becomes a hassle, that's a sign of misunderstanding
Third Type of Meme: Static Companion Memes (38) 2020/01/07 Anonymous #15018 Thanks for your reply. I'm not sure why I wrote the regress is not good after having stated the new problem is simpler than the original problem. The regress will bottom out and fairly quickly, as you explain in your link. One thing this hig
I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch (23) 2020/01/07 oh my god it's turpentine #15033 Then you won't have much trouble pointing out a actual flaw in Elliot's writings.
Potential Debate Topics (17) 2020/01/04 curi Another Topic: Privacy
Open Discussion: Economics (195) 2020/01/04 curi There are two different ways an idea can be empirical. 1) The idea was inspired by evidence. We used evidence to help develop the idea. 2) The idea makes claims about observable facts, so we could use evidence to test the idea. The main ideas
Bad Scholarship: Merchants of Despair by Robert Zubrin (16) 2020/01/03 Anonymous There are atoms outside earth
Alisa Discussion (78) 2020/01/02 Alisa I updated my paths forward doc
Mind Map Software Review (2) 2020/01/02 GISTE Mindly
Social Climbing Is Incompatible with the English Language (3) 2019/12/30 curi #14988 Social reality contradicts physical reality, logic, facts and science in many ways. Social climbing means focusing on the opinions of other people instead of, and in contradiction to, the real world you live in. It means e.g. looking for wha

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Requesting definitions Anonymous Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
Rodent Anonymous TheRat Chat 2020/01/20
#15169 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
#15171 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
#15169 You sure care a lot about status. Anonymous Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
> He’s trying to sound cool by saying “Rodent” instead of the name “TheRat”. It’s a social climbing tactic. He's trying to get people on his side without explanations/arguments. lmao. i love the armchair psychologists. my favorite type Ayn Rand's Dildo TheRat Chat 2020/01/19
God is at the top of the status hierarchy. A basic idea of religion is that who or what God favors has major effects on reality. That praying to be in God's good graces and have his divine favor is a way of getting what you want in the physical world. curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
If you're thinking about the meanings of educational sentences in terms of their meaning for people's social status and other people's opinions of those sentences, then you won't learn the topic. You'll fail and it'll suck. Social dynamics often ig curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
#15166 How does the pain of learning for adults relate to social dynamics like status? Or am I confusing trauma with static memes? Jorge Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
A reason people find learning painful or difficult is because learning is connected to real reality, while they are living in social reality, so their efforts to learn fail. curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
I’m confused, because I agree that MOST SM are about social reality, but I don’t think ALL are because I found a case where it doesn’t solve the problem. I think learning aversion is a common SM. The mechanism it uses is that it makes 1) Jorge Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
Since it doesn't make a large difference anyway, I went ahead and changed the contact info for Bruce from his email to his Twitter. curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/19
Wow. I thought about this post for a while and read it a few times. Then I started noticing that I think about the social world *a lot*, way more than I would have thought I did. Anne B Social Reality and Real Reality 2020/01/19
From an ad I got by snail mail: [transcribed, so there may be errors] > Special Invitation > You are cordially invited to an Educational Evening to learn how to Navigate Retirement at the prestigious [name of local fancy place] Country Club. Anne B Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/19
Since a human or salmon swimming are pretty different actions, "swim" is more ambiguous than a noun like "apple" or "salmon". It's verb/action words which are less specified and noun/thing/object words which are more specified, in general. It's jus curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I think we use modifiers for nouns significantly more frequently than for verbs. Does this indicate things are somehow inherently more complex or ambiguous than actions? Why do we more often need to give extra info to focus our attention on aspects of curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I think lots of metaphors are noun-noun comparisons, with no adjectives to qualify the nouns, which makes it pretty vague how the two nouns are related, which helps explain how/why metaphors differ from regular, clearer speech. The metaphors with i curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
> IIUC, in predicate logic, those two things (linking a thing with a noun and linking a thing with a modifier) are commonly written the same way, e.g., one could write "H(x)" for "x is a house" and "G(x)" for "x is green". I think your examples bot curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I see what you mean re meaning change. The difference comes up in unusual contexts, e.g. the apples could be poisoned and the smell could be coming from that. Could do: The apples smell rotten. -> The apples have a rotten smell. BTW I was thinki curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
#15154 > The concept of linking a noun with an adjective is a little odd in general since they're two different things and it's not the same concept as linking a noun with another noun. Linking two things, and linking a thing with a modifier, are Alisa English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
#15154 > The apples smell rotten. -> The apples smell like rotten apples. > The apples smell rotten. -> The apples have the smell of rotten apples. I wonder if those versions change the original sentence's meaning by making the smell specifi Alisa English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I think linking verbs with adjectives are a shortcut for a link with a noun. The house is green. -> The house is a green house. The link is between the noun and a second version of the same noun which is modified by the adjective. When names curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
#14990 44783 TheRat Chat 2020/01/19
#15014 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
#15025 44783 Shadow Starshine Chat 2020/01/19
#15077 44783 [Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... 2020/01/19
#15078 44783 [Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... 2020/01/19
#15096 44783 Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/19
#15127 44783 Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/19
https://youtu.be/t0x46-enxsA Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/18
thread title is "Spent more that $200 on brunch today" > Dating a girl who likes to order several different things at the same time. I don't even order because I just eat whatever she can't and there's still tons of food left over. A lot of times w Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/18
Bruce, if you want to get anywhere with this, you have to be a lot clearer about what specifically you want me to do and why. I don't know what the problem is. Stop assuming you have any rights to control my free speech regarding what I do with public curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/18
I think it's good to break the level up into sections to learn separately. curi Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/18
Studying Metro route #5 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/18
Interesting discussion Mr. Sandman Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/18
#15132 > Ha, what happened? Did someone give you a taste of your own medicine or something? > Why don't you just respect people's wishes and not use force against them like this? These are fake questions. He’s not actually interested in kn 44783 List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/17
Post & Tree of my thoughts Andy Dufresne List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/17
Studying Metro route #4 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/17
More meta about what methods to use next GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/17
#15131 Ha, what happened? Did someone give you a taste of your own medicine or something? Why don't you just respect people's wishes and not use force against them like this? I thought only SJW's talked in terms of force when no force was u Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Bruce's name and email are public information. He used them to send email to a public group with archives. His email is publicly available on the Google Groups website among other places. People quoting public statements, correctly attributing them to curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
#15129 Interesting, so when people do it to you, you immediately take action. But when you do it to others, it's totally fine. How hypocritical of you. If you want me to respect you and your minion's private information. I suggest you take ste Howard Roark List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Impersonating people, as well as doxing, are initiation of force. They are absolutely forbidden here. I hid a comment. Cease immediately. In case this is a matter of ignorance: doxing either is a crime where you live or should be, as is identity th curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
#15126 Why are you so obsessed with status Curi? Anonymous Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/16
#15125 Great answer by AR. The technique she uses there is to *guess what the question is about*, because it doesn't give much information about what it means, it's quite vague (and she guesses well contrary to her claim not to know what the person is curi Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/16
Ayn Rand on whether ruling out whims leads to a joyless existence Alisa Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/16
#15106 Bruce, your name and email address are hardly secrets. After all, you yourself intentionally used them to identify yourself in *public* mailing list messages. When you do that, you should realize that other people may in the future use those id Alisa List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Exposing some of my meta self-discussion about my methods for speedrunning GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/16
ARR is planned next. Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/16
Archives of Yahoo Groups Anon Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/16
punish? 44783 List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
>> What is "this"? The claim you're an evader? > Are you saying that the purpose of this post is to punish people for being 'evaders'? That's funny, that's not what the post itself said it was about: >> It would be good to find patterns about wh #15108 anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Studying Metro route #3 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/16
> What is "this"? The claim you're an evader? Are you saying that the purpose of this post is to punish people for being 'evaders'? That's funny, that's not what the post itself said it was about: > It would be good to find patterns about what g Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
My last post had an extra quote level sneak in for one quote for some reason #15108 anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
> Well, this seems to be a request for less work than it took to respond to me. Two false assumptions here: #1, that the anon you are replying to is in a position to do the work you want (this is false cuz I am not curi and cannot edit his blog); #15108 anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Winning Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
https://mises.org/wire/why-marx-hated-individualism topic in url. good stuff Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/15
Leffen compares WR and TAS for smash melee break the targets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDTJTj1BSxU Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/15
#15083 If there is any "fail" going on here is your inability to detect sophistry. Curi very clearly dodged the question and did not answer it. I agree with #15099 Curi is indeed a sophist. Personally, I have enjoyed the new nick he has receive Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/15
Demand? Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Explanation Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
> Shouldn't it be the other way around? Now that I've made it clear that I do not want my personal information here, isn't it up to you to explain to me why you want to leave it here and don't you need to persuade me to change my mind? If 1) you ** Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
No. Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Why? Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Why? Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Request Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Studying Metro route #2 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/15
You should just ask it instead of writing 2 posts with zero content. Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/14
Elliot in particular Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/14
Still there? Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/14
#15097 So a dodge after all. What a sophist. Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
DD on a pitfall for modes of criticism in which one specifies situations... Alisa Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
DD on questions that contain a particular kind of misconception Alisa Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
A or B. Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
Studying Metro route GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/14
#15092 & #15091 Thank you. Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15091 http://fallibleliving.com/thinkers/burke Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15091 http://fallibleideas.com/books#burke Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15090 It seems hard to find good stuff representing Burke. I did try reading "Reflections on the Revolution in France" a while back but gave up due to the old tone it was written in. Do you recommend anything other than "Reflections on the Revolut Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15089 from the description: > Edmund Burke is considered one of the first modern conservatives and a critic of the French Revolution, particularly for his Reflections on the Revolution in France. But he was a classical liberal. He was in the wh curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
Edmund Burke Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
curi censors emails Curi is a hypocrite Leftist Lying: The Issue Is Never the Issue 2020/01/13
FH quotes re lying curi Leftist Lying: The Issue Is Never the Issue 2020/01/13
My formulas all assume a>=b, c>=d and all numbers >= 0. Otherwise you run into complications in some cases that I haven't dealt with. You may want to use those simplifying assumptions when not doing addition or subtraction. curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
#15082 HTML is easier to format for screens of different sizes. It's easy to save a web page as a PDF if that's what you prefer, but it's not as easy to convert a PDF to HTML. Alisa Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/13
Variance Math Problems curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
> Curi, Why did you dodge the lab scenario question? he replied about it repeatedly. reading comp fail? Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/13
Jesus dude couldn't you have posted a link to a pdf or something? Curi, Why did you dodge the lab scenario question? Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/13
#15080 The attention given to other people's opinions is second-handed, and people do try to conform to what's popular because it's popular, partly in order to be more popular. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/13
#15079 Now I disagree both with what I originally wrote and with what you wrote about why they used the word "popular". I think there *is* an implication that you should want to play the game because it's popular. They wouldn't put in the word Anne B Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/13
#15075 Or they are mentioning that they are hosting a game a lot of people like. There is no implication that you should *want* to play the game for that reason. Btw pointing out appeals to popularity in everyday life, a good philosopher it doesn' Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/12
Illiteracy exposed Anonymous [Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... 2020/01/12
Are you saying that depression changes someone's environment? If so, can you say some more about that? I don't get how it would work. Or are you only saying that depression is governed by a large set of complex theories, as alcohol is? Anne B [Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... 2020/01/12
In April 2007, the eastbound I-580 connector ramp in Oakland's [Maze](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacArthur_Maze) collapsed in a fire. It was reconstructed by C. C. Meyers, Inc. in 25 days, much faster than transportation officials expected. http Alisa Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/10
Seen on facebook: > [local] Library is hosting a demo of this very popular dice game We are supposed to want to play the dice game because it's popular, not because it's a good game. Anne B Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/10
Arpaio Andy Dufresne Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/10
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/who-is-america-sheriff-joe-arpaio-sacha-baron-cohen-trump-bad-mistake-a8488221.html How do people get fooled into doing Sacha Baron Cohen interviews where they make fools of themselves? They' curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/10
exactly, he's an embarrassment. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
> embarrassment Social, second-handed claim re what people's opinions of Trump are, and trying to evaluate a presidency by those opinions instead of by actions, accomplishments, policies, etc. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
I mean if you had to bet on who has been the biggest embarrassment to the presidency it has to be the orange turd. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
You keep telling yourself that Shit Tier Blogger. :) Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
> W/e you say Shit Tier Blogger :) Notice how he replies in terms of *who* said things as his way of evaluating them. That's also second-handed. He's (after factoring out the sarcasm) stating that he's rejecting an idea due to the source and the so Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
W/e you say Shit Tier Blogger :) Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
Shaking (getting rid of) nicknames is a social, not logical-rational, activity. Success is related to other people's opinions about what constitutes a valid shaking. Another second-handed comment. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
Sorry Shit Tier Blogger, you are not shaking that nick any time soon. You'd have to stop being a shit tier blogger. :P Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
> Nobody gives a fuck what you think. Notice the comment in terms of what other people's opinions are. More second-handedness. They can't turn it off well enough to briefly hide it to stop providing examples. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
#15062 Nobody gives a fuck what you think. Elliot "Shit Tier Blogger" Temple is too god damn perfect. And I don't even think ET is all bad either, the shit he plagiarizes from Deutsch is ofc going to be good. But god damn is he a terrible writ Perfect Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
#15061 Thinking in terms of who calls other people by what titles is second-handed. He's talking about someone acquiring a particular reputation. Titles are from the social status hierarchy like prince, king, duke. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
#15056 LMAO I am dying. At the post and at the title that Temple has acquired. "Shit Tier Blogger" It is perfect. Dying Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
oops, last comment should link to #15046 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔 Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
#15045: > In reality, the blame is entirely on you because you can't explain yourself and you lost every single debate you had with SS, Kate, PP, TheRat and VSE. You are simply inadequate as a philosopher. (assertion masterman) 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔 Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
#15056 Caring about who gets what recognition is second-handed, as is thinking that people's unargued negative opinions are important. Good example. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
> STB: He's an embarrassment :frowning: Ambiguous whether "he" refers to Trump or Obama (bad thinkers have so much trouble communicating in basic ways), and viewing it in terms of embarrassment is second-handed. curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
Finally, Curi gets the recognition he deserves, https://www.reddit.com/r/badphilosophy/comments/ekwp6t/i_found_the_best_living_philosopher/ Shit Tier Blogger Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
If I say: > [redpill] Why octuple text me? Obsessed much? That's not a socially calibrated comment by me. It's too blatant. The way to social climb is to call attention to the low social status behavior in a subtle way, that way I put the other curi Red Pill Comments 2020/01/09
> Critical Rationalist: It is too bad. I heard from people who were glad I had joined this group. It's second-handed to think it's too bad he's leaving a group because other people said they were glad he joined. > Critical Rationalist: Some peop curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/09
#15052 Good vid thx 👍 Justin Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/09
you'll enjoy this Veritas legal-related vid Justin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULePRxbXck8 curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/09
Index page where you can look for interesting post titles: https://illimitablemen.com/archives/ curi Getting Caught Using PUA 2020/01/08
Interesting posts from a PUA blog: https://illimitablemen.com/2014/12/14/the-shit-test-encyclopedia/ about shit tests https://illimitablemen.com/2017/05/26/critical-thinking-the-citation-needed-fallacy/ some epistemology stuff including go curi Getting Caught Using PUA 2020/01/08
Video of the hardest part of Lost kingdom route GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/08
oh, and you also lost to AY. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/08
Stick to programming Curi Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/08
#15045 He was talking about communication you buffoon. If you could make 0 progress communicating with everyone, you'd still blame it on others (which you do). This has nothing to do with "second-handedness" (which is a retarded idea on its own, w Rand would be dissapointed Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/08
I got flamed on Discord by Shadow Starshine because he thinks I'm not second-handed, which he thinks is bad: > Curi strikes me as someone who everyone in the world could disagree with and he'd still think he was right Yeah I judge by arguments a curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/07
#15023 Nothing comes to mind. I don't think genetic evolution plans ahead re steps being reversible. However DNA is pretty good at having reversible steps. If an A and T get swapped, they could get swapped back. Though that isn't likely. If it's a bad Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/07
Positive reviews of Capitalism: https://mises.org/library/truly-austrian-treatise http://www.capitalism.net/freeman.htm http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download;jsessionid=298E0A9CBD6905B310E23536AD5ABC98?doi=10.1.1.25.4528&rep=rep1&type Anonymous Refutation of Tabarrok’s Criticism of Reisman 2020/01/07
asking and answering short questions helps avoid misunderstandings and surprises. if the answers are so predictable and unproblematic, it should be possible to go through it quick, no big deal. if it becomes a hassle, that's a sign of misunderstanding curi Rational Discussion Tips 2020/01/07
#15018 Thanks for your reply. I'm not sure why I wrote the regress is not good after having stated the new problem is simpler than the original problem. The regress will bottom out and fairly quickly, as you explain in your link. One thing this hig Anonymous Third Type of Meme: Static Companion Memes 2020/01/07
#15033 Then you won't have much trouble pointing out a actual flaw in Elliot's writings. oh my god it's turpentine I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch 2020/01/07
#15036 Inn addition, the comment to which you replied doesn't mention peer review so you can't judge the commenters knowledge of that topic by its content. oh my god it's turpentine Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/07
#15036 Peer review involves peers, scientists or philosophers who the journal judges are capable of judging work in that field, reading and commenting on a paper. So judging by peer review rather than by the content of a paper is judging by whether th oh my god it's turpentine Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/07
https://twitter.com/lzsthw/status/1212284566431576069 Criticism of code bootcamps. Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/06
#15034 You have no idea how peer reviewed journals work do you. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/06
Ami Horowitz does man on street interviews asking about why Jews are getting attacked in Brooklyn and the responses he gets are awful https://youtu.be/Kvw4_boUOi0 Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/06
http://curi.us/1567-i-changed-my-mind-about-david-deutsch#15033 > If Elliot could get a single paper published to a peer reviewed journal I'd be hella surprised. If his paper would get cited more than once then maybe you could call him a philosophe Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/06
#15031 which living philosophers have you actually read, sycophant? Elliot writes like an undergraduate freshman. He writes more like an average self-help blogger than a philosopher. His essays are unfocused and do not provide the necessary argume When the ego doesn't match the skill I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch 2020/01/06
Elliot Temple is the best living philosopher jordancurve I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch 2020/01/05
> I think have communicated that I consider David a better philosopher than myself with higher status and more knowledge. I have changed my mind. WTF this shit tier blogger thinks he has more status and knowledge than David Deutsch. How deluded c WTF? I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch 2020/01/05
Tucker on how the left controls what people are allowed to say Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/05
Tucker on violence against Trump supporters Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/05
https://curi.us/discord is expired by the way TW Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/05
Another Topic: Privacy curi Potential Debate Topics 2020/01/04
Shadow Starshine: I've already established I think curi is a waste of time, far beyond the amount of effort it would take Shadow Starshine: just to engage with some shit tier blogger The perfect description of Curi. some shit tier blog Anonymous Shadow Starshine Chat 2020/01/04
#15023 In case it wasn't clear, "try" was my word. I put it in quotes because I was iffy about the idea of nature *trying* to do anything, but I couldn't think of a better word at the moment and I hoped my meaning was clear enough. Alisa Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/04
gradualism: does evolution in nature try to do reversible steps first? Alisa Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/04
There are two different ways an idea can be empirical. 1) The idea was inspired by evidence. We used evidence to help develop the idea. 2) The idea makes claims about observable facts, so we could use evidence to test the idea. The main ideas curi Open Discussion: Economics 2020/01/04
Richard Feynman: a tiny change to a theory's consequences can require enormous changes to the theory Alisa Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/04
Timed runs Lost kingdom #4 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/04

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