Meetup : Seattle Rationality Reading Group: 109-114

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Discussion article for the meetup : Seattle Rationality Reading Group: 109-114

WHEN: 09 November 2015 06:30:00PM (-0800)

WHERE: Paul G. Allen Center, 185 Stevens Way, Seattle, Washington

This is a weekly meetup in the Seattle area, currently reading Yudkowski's Rationality: From AI to Zombies. We are currently in the "Death Spirals and the Cult Attractor" sequence of "How to Actually Change Your Mind". See the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/520808021411665/

The meetings involve discussions of the recent readings and related topics. They are typically around 2 - 2.5 hours long. Bringing snacks is welcome but by no means expected. We usually go for dinner on the Ave after the meetup. We are typically located in room 503.

It's not necessary to have read the material leading up to this week's readings (either in the book Rationality, or in the Sequences here on LW), but it may help. The items for this week are:

\109. Evaporative Cooling of Group Beliefs

\110. When None Dare Urge Restraint

\111. The Robbers Cave Experiment

\112. Every Cause Wants to Be a Cult

\113. Guardians of the Truth

\114. Guardians of the Gene Pool

Discussion article for the meetup : Seattle Rationality Reading Group: 109-114