Do you know what he means by this? We spend a lot of time here discussing the rules of human club, and so far seem glad we have.

10David_Gerard7y I'd have thought from observation that quite a lot of human club is just about discussing the rules of human club, excess meta and all. Philosophy in daily practice being best considered a cultural activity, something humans do to impress other humans.

Rationality Quotes January 2013

by katydee 7y2nd Jan 20131 min read604 comments

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Happy New Year! Here's the latest and greatest installment of rationality quotes. Remember:

  • Please post all quotes separately, so that they can be voted up/down separately.  (If they are strongly related, reply to your own comments.  If strongly ordered, then go ahead and post them together.)
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