I think unhealthy things are going on in this community.

Please elaborate.

As I said, I don't think rationalists are actually a cult in the way that Scientology is a cult. But I think there are some cult-like characteristics to the rationalist movement (and a big part of this is EY's position in the movement).

And I think it would be a good idea for the movement to become more like colleagues, and less like what they are now. What I think is somewhat disappointing is both EY and a fair bit of rank and file like things as they are.

Open thread, Nov. 23 - Nov. 29, 2015

by MrMind 1 min read23rd Nov 2015258 comments


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