Discussion article for the meetup : West LA—Keep Your Identity Small
How to Find Us: Go into this Del Taco. We will be in the back room if possible.
Parking is free in the lot out front or on the street nearby.
Discussion: We often repeat the mantra "Keep your identity small," and for good reason. What is that reason? Well, maybe you should show up to this meetup and find out. Or read the recommended reading. You know, either way. Preferably both
- Keep Your Identity Small by Paul Graham
- Cached Selves
- A Theory of Identity
- The Identity Hack, The Curse of Identity
- Your Beliefs as Temple
- Easier to Deny or Rationalize Behavior Than Evolve Your Own Identity
- Leave a Line of Retreat
No prior exposure to Less Wrong is required; this will be generally accessible. And remember, keep your secret identity small.