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Open Discussion (609) 2018/12/11 Anonymous https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/10/09/the-good-censor-leaked-google-briefing-admits-abandonment-of-free-speech-for-safety-and-civility/ > An internal company briefing produced by Google and leaked exclusively to Breitbart News argues that due t
Harry Binswanger Refuses To Think (52) 2018/12/08 Anonymous Look what an anti-American bastard Binswanger is: https://www.forbes.com/sites/harrybinswanger/2013/03/04/amnesty-for-illegal-immigrants-is-not-enough-they-deserve-an-apology/ > Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants Is Not Enough, They Deserve An Apolo
Fallibilism (2) 2018/12/06 Anonymous #11447 So you disagree with the blog post but you didn’t explain why you disagree. You titled your comment as a response. I think a response that disagrees with what it’s responding to should include an explanation for the disagreement.
Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting (4) 2018/12/03 Anonymous #11443 Hoplite has a tutorial that teaches the basics in steps.
Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations (36) 2018/11/28 Evan no I don't think you're elliot
How To Create Knowledge (2) 2018/11/21 curi Update: The TCS and ARR discussion groups have both been moved to the multi-purpose Fallible Ideas group: http://fallibleideas.com/discussion
Globalism (4) 2018/11/21 FF Steve Bannon | Full Address and Q&A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AtOw-xyMo8 He doesn't seem to like capitalism. He is speaking the words of the left.
Induction & Perception Discord Discussion (7) 2018/11/16 Anonymous The perceptual level is *a portion of* the pre-conscious levels. You cannot judge what is given *by the perceptual level* using the information of what is given to your conscious level (which is given by the sum total of all the pre-conscious levels).
Bad Scholarship on VDare (9) 2018/11/12 Alisa Today, Ann Coulter [RT'd](https://twitter.com/AnnCoulter/status/1062055518225752065) the VDARE post, saying: > But they're NATURAL REPUBLICANS! From 80 to 60 Percent White: How to Lose a Congressional District
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https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/10/09/the-good-censor-leaked-google-briefing-admits-abandonment-of-free-speech-for-safety-and-civility/ > An internal company briefing produced by Google and leaked exclusively to Breitbart News argues that due t Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/11
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/school-lunch-rules-ok-refined-grains-low-fat-chocolate-milk-n945026 > The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refined grains. Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/10
https://www.takimag.com/article/the-merits-of-nepotism-and-boasting/ > Take that ghastly soul-destroying document, the curriculum vitae. It is as inherently inflationary as clipping the coinage or fiat money. A friend of mine, whom I knew to be com Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/09
Look what an anti-American bastard Binswanger is: https://www.forbes.com/sites/harrybinswanger/2013/03/04/amnesty-for-illegal-immigrants-is-not-enough-they-deserve-an-apology/ > Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants Is Not Enough, They Deserve An Apolo Anonymous Harry Binswanger Refuses To Think 2018/12/08
The Ayn Rand Institute: seeking donors on the basis of their special government privileges. I think getting the privilege may be OK, and mentioning it too, but not *focusing lots of attention on it, as if government privileges are a major selling poin curi Open Discussion 2018/12/07
George Reisman followed me on Twitter: [image] He wrote a *very very very* good book on capitalism. Left sidebar: http://capitalism.net curi Open Discussion 2018/12/07
i watched a video called "This Is Why You're Fat" by the infographic show, it was really bad. it literally never mentioned calories in vs calories out, and at 6:25 it says "stick to low fat and low calorie food", how does that help for weight loss? internetrules Open Discussion 2018/12/07
> #11449 Tucker is partly saying that to imply that *he* knows how to do those things if he were Prez. He would surround himself with the right ppl (and way more ppl think that means them than there are slots for), he knows how legislation works and Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/06
#11449 Tucker is partly saying that to imply that *he* knows how to do those things if he were Prez. He would surround himself with the right ppl (and way more ppl think that means them than there are slots for), he knows how legislation works and ca Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/06
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/12/06/hes-not-capable-trump-has-achieved-nothing-tucker-carlson-says/ > “His chief promises were that he would build the wall, defund Planned Parenthood and repeal Obamacare, and he hasn’t done any o Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/06
#11447 So you disagree with the blog post but you didn’t explain why you disagree. You titled your comment as a response. I think a response that disagrees with what it’s responding to should include an explanation for the disagreement. Anonymous Fallibilism 2018/12/06
Response Brendan Fallibilism 2018/12/05
https://daringfireball.net/linked/2018/12/04/samsung-portrait-mode-fraud Fraud by Samsung. Advertising the pictures their phone can take using pictures taken by other cameras. Again. Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/12/04
#11443 Hoplite has a tutorial that teaches the basics in steps. Anonymous Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting 2018/12/03
#11443 Hoplite is awesome. I play it a few times a day on my iPhone. The more I play it the more I love it. GISTE Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting 2018/12/03
Specifically, I want one that starts out relatively easy and builds up. I've always sucked at chess. anonymous Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting 2018/12/03
> ppl are impatient and don’t want to strategize, which they find even harder than hitting buttons in real time games > > strategy THINKING would be the WORST thing u could put in a game if u want it to be mainstream > > that’s probably why th anonymous Discussion About Casual Gamers and Game Design, Difficulty, Development and Playtesting 2018/12/03
no I don't think you're elliot Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/28
One SPICY Coulter column today, even for her: http://www.anncoulter.com/columns/2018-11-28.html Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/28
how to block ads in youtube videos: get ublock origin. for chrome just google it. for safari use this link: https://safari-extensions.apple.com/details/?id=com.el1t.uBlock-3NU33NW2M3 alternative: download the videos, e.g. with youtube-dl curi Open Discussion 2018/11/28
xkcd ignorantly flaming Popper with "it's a joke" to hide behind if called on his bullshit: https://xkcd.com/2078/ Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/28
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/fallible-ideas/rbw7OXCH6Jw/PuGYDOqSBwAJ >> These people – almost everyone – only state requests as a last resort, as a major escalation. So if you make a request to them, they think it's an ultimatum, Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/28
#11417 > What a jerk to do things he expects to be hated and knows are unwelcome. And why "eventually" instead of literally today? But anyway, he thinks that all verbal requests are minor things and actions (banhammers) speak louder than words. It Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/28
#11433 Evan, I’m not sure I understand correctly but are you thinking that I’m Elliot ? I’m asking cuz you seemed to be replying to me and you addressed me as Elliot. Or maybe you didn’t mean to do that. 44783 Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/28
https://www.americancommitment.org/content/senate-republicans-are-blocking-trump-appointments > President Trump has hundreds of unfilled presidentially appointed positions because Democrats have stalled the nominations process out as much as their Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/27
>and i think evan thinks that he's not playing this social game. but his actions seem to contradict this. he insulted dagny ("piece of garbage") which is a way to try to win at such a social game. you're using "contradict" incorrectly. My actions a Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/27
The social thing you may be oblivious of is the issue I already brought up, e.g.: - "interesting" is vague and unclear - "interesting" often means "bad" - "interesting" is a way to draw attention to things while avoiding saying what you think abo Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/27
#11430 Maybe the social thing I was oblivious of is that Evan didn’t really think that dagny was paranoid and rather it was just an attack for the audience to see. 44783 Open Discussion 2018/11/27
#11429 Oh and if it’s socially oblivious, I wanna know more details. Oblivious of what social thing ? Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/27
>> i find it interesting that evan has interpreted the situation as though Dagny is experiencing fear. > This comment is either passive-aggressive (against Evan) or it's really socially oblivious. "Interesting" can be literal, but it's a very commo 44783 Open Discussion 2018/11/27
> i find it interesting that evan has interpreted the situation as though Dagny is experiencing fear. This comment is either passive-aggressive (against Evan) or it's really socially oblivious. "Interesting" can be literal, but it's a very commonly Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/27
> but it’s not true that no one likes elliot. i think he’s the best. i’m glad to know him and glad for our interactions. god i have *so many* fans i'm not even confident about guessing who wrote this. can't keep track of them all! i feel a bi curi Open Discussion 2018/11/27
#11412 i didn't explain my comment well. i tried to use the word "Apparently" to convey that i'm speaking of only what evan said (rather than addressing his hidden premises). and evan only talked about dagny making a mistake and being self-unaware. the same anon as before, now i'm 44783 Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/27
#11424 thx FYI the Twitter DMs Evan is referring to began with > Try meditating to porn. rsd fucked me up. Then there are 5 more messages (that's it) on the same topic. RSD is Real Social Dynamics (a PUA group that i think is pretty good) curi Open Discussion 2018/11/27
#11414 > Dagny by insubstantial I was referring to your claim that I'm not open to your better way of learning that you won't state. To make that claim out of nowhere is so socially repulsive I would guess you have no friends. You could learn that 44783 Open Discussion 2018/11/27
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You can now manually use a start parameter in urls. Example: http://curi.us/2126-open-discussion?comments=40&start=11400 Unlike the comment limit, it's not maintained if you click links. This lets you permalink a specific comment and also hav curi Open Discussion 2018/11/27
>> What's interesting to me is that Evan engages in this combination of ignorance and malevolence while pleading his moral integrity. > That struck me more as *sadly typical* :/ :-( ❓🤔❓A Mysterious Person ❓🤔❓ Open Discussion 2018/11/27
> What's interesting to me is that Evan engages in this combination of ignorance and malevolence while pleading his moral integrity. That struck me more as *sadly typical* :/ Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/27
>I don't know what goes on in your head and I find your particular emotional problem uninteresting because you even explicitly oppose altruism. That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard of. I've had moral integrity from a very young age and can't relat ❓🤔❓A Mysterious Person ❓🤔❓ Open Discussion 2018/11/27
> Evan thinks if he isn't actually BANNED then he must be welcome here in some sense, not have crossed the line too much. > There are a lot of ppl who basically only listen to punishments and think if you don’t punish then you aren’t serious an Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/27
Evan thinks if he isn't actually BANNED then he must be welcome here in some sense, not have crossed the line too much. There are a lot of ppl who basically only listen to punishments and think if you don’t punish then you aren’t serious and do Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/27
> I'm sorry I didn't respond to Alan's last comment for awhile but I was homeless and hungry, looking for jobs and places to stay for a few months starting roughly around that time. Doesn't matter. You could have continued on your schedule, wheneve Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/27
Mentoring and Tutoring Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/27
Dagny by insubstantial I was referring to your claim that I'm not open to your better way of learning that you won't state. To make that claim out of nowhere is so socially repulsive I would guess you have no friends. You could learn that it's incorre Evan Open Discussion 2018/11/27
So p(if c then a) = p(c)*p(a|c). Left side is probability of a conditional, second term of the right side is conditional probability. --- If we *don't* know about the rules (c) of the betting game, p(if c then a) > p(a) because as Anne said Evan Open Discussion 2018/11/27
> Evan is mad. Apparently because he thinks Dagny is self-unaware (made a mistake). I don't think that's why Evan is mad. But I can't articulate very well what I think Evan is mad about. It has to do with social stuff. Maybe Evan thinks Dagny is tr a new anonymous Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/27
Commercial food photography tricks. Short video: https://twitter.com/MachinePix/status/1067266284914585600 Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/26
Lots of people *really* did not like their teachers. https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/a0b70b/what_killed_your_passion_for_something_you_once/eagdxop/ Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/26
#11407 Evan is mad. Apparently because he thinks Dagny is self-unaware (made a mistake). Anonymous Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/26
Evan, please don't post here unless you dramatically change your attitude. What you're doing is unwelcome. curi Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/26
*You* are the one that gave a nonspecific criticism of an unquoted thing ("the claims you're making"), you self-unaware piece of garbage. In the comment you replied to on Nov 4th, I *did* quote the thing I was refuting. Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/26
> I initially read this as meaning c and a both can't be false, individually. But I think you meant they can't both be false at the same time, together (but one or the other could be false). The writing is a bit unclear FYI. Thank you. You are corr Anne B Open Discussion 2018/11/26
> If in a particular example the probability of both c and a being false is zero, then the probability of a is equal to the probability of 'if c then a'. I initially read this as meaning c and a both can't be false, individually. But I think you me Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/26
> Why will 'if c then a' have a higher probability than a I want to try to explain this. Here are the possibilities for 'if c then a': c true, a true: 'if c then a' true c true, a false: 'if c then a' false c false, a true: 'if c then a' tr Anne B Open Discussion 2018/11/26
Evan, one of the reasons I haven't replied to you is that you had a conversation in YouTube comments with Alan where you said at the outset you wanted to go through the issues one by one, but then you stopped responding, without explanation, before ev curi Open Discussion 2018/11/25
The probability that your dog will die in the next year IF it's under 1 year old, is the probability that your dog is under 1 year old multiplied by the probability that a 0-1 year old dog will die in the next year. All the times your dog is the wrong Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/25
> *a* is *a* universally, unconditionally. *if c then a* is a conditional, limited version of *a* saying that *a* must be true in some scenarios (*c*) but not making that claim for some other scenarios (non-c). so it's a weaker claim. >Example: Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/25
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There's something weird about South Park advertising their phone game with Kyle saying phone games are bad. Or more like, it reveals something weird about our culture. https://twitter.com/SouthPark/status/1066521107367428096 Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/24
Some reasons I often don't join team voice chat in Overwatch: https://www.reddit.com/r/OverwatchUniversity/comments/9zwukn/stacks_that_do_not_join_team_chat/eady3h8/ curi Open Discussion 2018/11/24
https://www.reddit.com/r/Vindictus/comments/5p8ck5/sad_news_for_vindictus_na_community/ [image] This is an important point. On official forums for a game, the game company can delete criticism, and th Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/24
I posted a comment about D.Va balance in Overwatch. Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/Competitiveoverwatch/comments/9zu9af/people_who_clamour_for_dva_nerf_is_missing_the/ Single comment (doesn't show the original post I'm replying to, cuz redd curi Open Discussion 2018/11/23
Ayn Rand Institute email newsletter today (they are bad at their jobs so they did not include a link to view it on a webpage, so sorry no link): > Since 2012, the Tuesday following “Black Friday” has been publicized as “Giving Tuesday.” Tou Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/23
[image] Consider the part: > Did you really just compared Zac with Jjonak > Jjonak is 1000 time better than Zac will ever be That's a really common type of logical fail. It is complaining about curi Open Discussion 2018/11/23
>If you’re wondering how this insane state of affairs came to be, remember that conservatives aren’t demonized and censored based on how Right-wing they are. They are targeted according to how effective they become. That’s why Richard Spencer an Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/23
> Why will 'if c then a' have a higher probability than a *a* is *a* universally, unconditionally. *if c then a* is a conditional, limited version of *a* saying that *a* must be true in some scenarios (*c*) but not making that claim for some other Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/23
If you want my attention, quote the thing you think you're refuting and clearly state why it's false. Try harder – more serious, more organized, clearer, etc. Don't just tell me that somewhere above, in a bunch of stuff I didn't agree with, thought Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/23
Realism and the Aim of Science question Evan Open Discussion 2018/11/22
They refute your argument against "hard to vary" that every idea is infinitely variable. Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/22
Update: The TCS and ARR discussion groups have both been moved to the multi-purpose Fallible Ideas group: http://fallibleideas.com/discussion curi How To Create Knowledge 2018/11/21
Song lyrics are getting more repetitive and more repetitive songs are more popular. With data: https://pudding.cool/2017/05/song-repetition/index.html Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/21
Steve Bannon | Full Address and Q&A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AtOw-xyMo8 He doesn't seem to like capitalism. He is speaking the words of the left. FF Globalism 2018/11/21
This. Was. Amazing. Thank you so so much for writing this, it really helped in visualizing the production of knowledge. Have a nice day :) Anonymous How To Create Knowledge 2018/11/18
You're right that DNA is different in some of the ways you mention from past stuff. I think that's part of how we're talking past each other, since I thought I was clear in my original comment that DNA is different in some ways. I don't think the ways PAS Open Discussion 2018/11/17
I was talking about a problem, not proposing a solution, let alone choosing between different government bans as the solution candidates. You also compared the DNA thing to some past stuff, and I pointed out some ways they were different. I wasn Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/17
#11372 and #11373 I think we're talking past each other so I'll try a different approach. In #11370 anonymous quoted: > How DNA Databases Violate Everyone's Privacy ...and your (Dagny) statements seem to imply you agree that DNA Databases violat PAS Open Discussion 2018/11/17
The perceptual level is *a portion of* the pre-conscious levels. You cannot judge what is given *by the perceptual level* using the information of what is given to your conscious level (which is given by the sum total of all the pre-conscious levels). Anonymous Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/16
>What important epistemological implication? I indicated some in the preceding response: >>As the basis of all subsequent knowledge, precisely what is given on the perceptual level has implications not only for its own validity, but also for co Scuro Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/16
> I think the claim that we perceive distinct entities through an automatic and uncontrolled process has important epistemological implication, as does a claim to the contrary. Whichever is the case, it's important to know. What important epistemol Anonymous Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/16
Response Scuro Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/16
it's like: don't attack the person, only the ideas. but the ideas are the most important part of the person. criticizing their ideas is *especially* threatening. kinda like: don't attack the toes, only the brain. Anonymous Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/15
Ad Hominem curi Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/15
Discord Replies curi Induction & Perception Discord Discussion 2018/11/15
*see* the magnets in the new ipad pro. cool short vid using "magnet paper" – looks like transparent plastic with tiny bits of metal which can move around and show magnet locations: https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1062368253316603905 Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/15
Also questioning witnesses is pretty limited and hard. You have to find them, then a person has a conversation they interpret, miscommunication happens, etc. Human interaction isn't cheap and doesn't scale well. But marketers or whoever could automate Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/15
DNA can be found years later, after you left. It can leave traces in many places around the world, info you didn't want saved. And it can do this in private places where no one would have seen you (or at least no one that you don't trust) – e.g. in Dagny Open Discussion 2018/11/15
To do a DNA match with these databases they still have to have some of your DNA to match with, right? They need something like one of your hairs left at a crime scene. The database just tells them "that hair came from Joe" where without it they'd j PAS Open Discussion 2018/11/15
https://www.schneier.com/crypto-gram/archives/2018/1115.html > How DNA Databases Violate Everyone's Privacy > [2018.10.15] If you're an American of European descent, there's a 60% chance you can be uniquely identified by public information in DN Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/15
That's good. Alisa Open Discussion 2018/11/13
#11366 they don’t have *integrity*. Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/12
There's also "one-sided" and "biased" Alisa Open Discussion 2018/11/12
Democrats often make claims 'without evidence,' but you'll rarely see it mentioned in the headline Alisa Open Discussion 2018/11/12
Today, Ann Coulter [RT'd](https://twitter.com/AnnCoulter/status/1062055518225752065) the VDARE post, saying: > But they're NATURAL REPUBLICANS! From 80 to 60 Percent White: How to Lose a Congressional District Alisa Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/12
https://vdare.com/posts/from-80-to-60-percent-white-how-to-lose-a-congressional-district-no-matter-what-kind-of-republican-you-are >In 2008, Virginia’s seventh congressional district was 79 percent white. Today, it is 65 percent white. ... Anonymous Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/11
Overwatch teams hire new players primarily using *work sample tests* – they do *tryouts* where they see you *play the game*. Work sample tests are what patio11 and other wise people advise tech companies to use. Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/10
#11361 > Independent sellers who offer new and used Apple products on Amazon will have their listings removed after January 4, 2019, under the new deal. Those sellers will need to apply to become Apple authorized resellers on Amazon to continue to Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/10
https://www.macrumors.com/2018/11/09/apple-amazon-new-product-deal/ > Amazon Inks Deal to Sell New Apple Products Like iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and 2018 iPad Pro Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/10
https://twitter.com/AudaciousEpigon [image] Then in comments, he claims: > I'm a lot better at this than you are--that's fine, I've been doing it for a long time It's easy to discover that I hav curi Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
Even giving the answer as 75% would be questionable. It's a reasonable estimate that comes from math which makes sense (unlike the 75.1% which is just an error), but I don't think it's exact. curi Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
Even if all 18778 were dems (they aren't), then 239 variation is over 1% variance. So Audacious Epigone is incorrect to give an answer to a tenth of a percent. curi Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
[CNN](https://www.cnn.com/election/2018/exit-polls): 18778 respondants, 41% say whites are favored, 87% of those are dems. How many of those respondents are dems? We can't know exactly but we can calculate a range. The *minimum* is: ceil(ceil(18778 curi Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
AE, regarding point 3, you could use a footnote. Doesn't have to be in the body. It's important to show your original work in order to get mistakes corrected, which is something your *best* readers might help with. Regarding SPLC etc, it is help Anonymous Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
If a book has a chart on page 54 with no source in that chapter, but on page 33 there is an unrelated comment with a source which happens to be the same source from the page 54 chart ... is that reasonable? Is the chart sourced? No. There is nothing s Dagny Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
anepigone.blogspot.com Audacious Epigone Bad Scholarship on VDare 2018/11/10
Not surprising Previous student of Justin Justin Kalef vs. Paths Forward 2018/11/08
Overwatch League players are not allowed to have pepe emotes. Dafran just quit OWL and put his emotes back up. Here's a mention of it (there's many, and this came up months ago when they made sinatraa take a tweet down): https://www.reddit.com/r/Co Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/07
3min tour of new esports facility for gen.g (south korean esports team). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAIVRR4Ss0U Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/11/07
Are you okay with China becoming a superpower because of freetrade? FF Globalism 2018/11/07
The claims you're making are not DD's claims and they don't interest me much. I don't think they constitute a thought-out system, and I don't see what problem they are even trying to solve that I don't already have a better solution to. Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/04
>If you add one thing and you don't get a variant, aren't you saying it's still the original thing, unchanged? Or are you claiming that adding one thing just make a new non-variant? If so, you'll really have to clarify what you think the rules are for Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/04
Ideas of the form "X or Y" where X and Y contradict seem like they should be ruled out as explanations (and therefore ruled out as variants of an explanation). If we can't solve conflicts between a set of N conflicting ideas, their union doesn't seem Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/04
Interesting. Related to your discussion: here Dr. Yoram Hazony also argues against one world government. https://mises.org/library/dr-yoram-hazony-liberalism-nationalism-and-globalism Richard Globalism 2018/11/04
Existing international institutions like the EU and the UN suck. They aren't really accountable to anyone but get to make rules and dispose of resources anyway. International projects backed by governments should be limited in scope to activities that oh my god it's turpentine Globalism 2018/11/03
> I Was Wrong About Jordan Peterson (And Vox Day Was Right) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dKS8QM2S-A The thing about Peterson, from my perspective, is that *all* the intellectuals are badly wrong and don't have Paths Forward. And the critics Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
https://voxday.blogspot.com/2018/10/then-they-came-for-youtube.html > Then they came for YouTube > And there was no one to defend it from the censors, because YouTube had already censored or suppressed everyone with the inclination to fight. Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
Wait, I got a bit lost. I was saying they are variants. You said: > It seems to me like adding crap doesn't produce a variant of the theory unless the crap contradicts parts of the theory. This seems to be a claim that "X or Y" is not a new or d Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/01
> I don't see where I used the idea that "X" and "X or Y" are the same theory. And adding some n=n+1 would prevent a theory from solving the problems it solves without the n=n+1 detail, so it's excluded by Deutsch's statement of the criterion. I do Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/01
https://voxday.blogspot.com/2018/10/this-explains-so-much.html When he was 14, Jordan Peterson wanted to be the head politician. So he said at an NDP event (New Democratic Party) and got in the news for. and Vox Day on Gab: https://voxday.blo Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
https://voxday.blogspot.com/2018/11/blair-white-outs-fake-conservatives.html > and it's very clear that they don't believe everything that they say that they believe when they're on camera. A lot of them just don't believe. they're just actors, th Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1iyRKjNlY0 Charles Tew edited a recent Jordan Peterson discussion video down to show how empty it is. Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
AGI/Education and what is a variant of a theory Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/11/01
Vox Day on Peterson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiCfEcDw_Dg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuUgS3TRQ9k Around 7min he talks about how the highest IQ people are weeded out of stuff b/c they are disruptive (not obedient followers, do thin Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
Owen Benjamin defends Jews. Good points. See the first few minutes of this video: > Jordan Peterson in the Belly of the Whale - Owen Benjamin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIgu0F7VhQE Benjamin says the IDW put him on the website, tried to i Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
Benjamain knows his shit. This video on his own channel talks about Alinsky and some more CAA handler stuff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HllDdQl7lI Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
Jordan Peterson Exposed (CAA Owen Benjamin) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpA5AqQtByw Anonymous Jordan Peterson is a Traitor 2018/11/01
Curi, you can add external lists woth ublock origin. Go to settings and turn on the ones you like, imo many of the defaults are great. Other options at: https://github.com/StevenBlack/hosts Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/10/31
https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/29/apple-pencil-2-gestures-new-design/ > Apple Pencil 2 Rumored to Feature Gesture Support, New Charging Method and Minimalistic Design supposedly it can magnetically attach to the side of the ipad. that's nice. Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/10/29
Also general purpose hardware compute speed for single threaded code isn't increasing very fast now. So if you think AGIs can run shitty software and it'll just go 10x faster b/c of a 10x faster CPU ... I don't think that'll get us huge wins when we'r Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/28
> I have to criticize your argument that people waste compute power today. Most people do, but we (AGI developers) know why they do. People that exist today get distracted by fields other than aging research, nuclear risk reduction, etc because of a c Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/28
Have vs sue Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/28
Dagny I would have said re:AGI's aren't *fundamentally* better at criticism (they wouldn't sue a different epistemology) that AGI's will just be better at compute power, but I have to criticize your argument that people waste compute power today. Most Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/28
> I don't think they'd have a fundamental advantage over humans at creating arguments, they'd just be good at it like humans. Isn't figuring out education necessary to figuring out AGI? Oh, then why would they solve aging or nuclear war? Wouldn't t Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/27
Disagreements with DD Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/27
>> I said nuclear disarmament because I agree with Deutsch that problems shouldn't be prevented but solved and didn't want to solve the apparent contradiction - can you? >You seem to be bringing some political ideas into this which you haven't expl Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/27
Ranking problems Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/27
Hey Alex, I'm a co-author on this piece. Glad to hear you appreciated us sharing your story. Justin Mallone By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2018/10/27
I'm glad that you appreciated us sharing this. I've fixed the gender pronouns in the article. curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2018/10/26
Thank you for sharing! Alex from Detroit By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2018/10/26
#11318 play some and watch some. don't play a different game if you want to play melee. Anonymous Learn Super Smash Brothers Melee and Philosophy! 2018/10/22
I'm interested in getting into Melee. I've a relatively large amount of experience with Brawl and even more experience with SSB4. I only have very basic knowledge of Melee and less of Project M, which I currently assume is a sort of "pseudo-Melee"/"Br Anonymous Learn Super Smash Brothers Melee and Philosophy! 2018/10/22
#11315 DD quit philosophy around the time I figured out https://yesornophilosophy.com (years before creating that educational material). I asked him to engage with it but he never engaged much. He chose not to learn and respond to it, I think for curi Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
> Like, it's conceivable that solving the problem of how to make money is a sub-problem of someone's problem of how to do stuff that requires a stove. I don't think cooking and money making stuff offer strict subset/superset relationships. To make Dagny Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
Refutation Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
Quality vs quantity of explanation Evan Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
from the dumb law archives: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sliced_bread#1943_U.S._ban_on_sliced_bread > During 1943, U.S. officials imposed a short-lived ban on sliced bread as a wartime conservation measure.[6][7] The ban was ordered by Claude R Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/10/21
>When two ideas contradict each other, then at least one is false. We can't determine that one is false by looking at their positive virtues (how wonderful are they, how useful are they, how much do they explain). Instead, we have to deal with contrad Guilherme Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
> Also, why do you think that the solution to AGI solves aging and the problem of nuclear disarmament? He presumably thinks they will be superintelligent and rapidly self-improving and rapidly solve virtually all problems. That kinda view. --- Anonymous Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
#11305 >>>a. Corollary 1-1: We should prefer theories that explain more over those that explain less. In other words, we should prefer theories that have fewer problems (things it can’t explain) over ones that have more problems. >>Don't judge Guilherme Critical Rationalism Epistemology Explanations 2018/10/21
Daniel Pipes is skeptical of Trump's policy on Israel: http://www.danielpipes.org/18546/still-skeptical-of-trump-israel-policy > Question: The Trump administration seems to be following the logic of MEF's Israel Victory Project launched in Janua Anonymous Open Discussion 2018/10/21

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