Eliezer has written about the notion of security mindset, and there's an important idea that attaches to that phrase, which some people have an intuitive sense of and ability to recognize, but I don't think Eliezer's post quite captured the essence of the idea, or presented anything like a usable roadmap of how to acquire it.
An1lam's recent shortform post talked about the distinction between engineering mindset and scientist mindset, and I realized that, with the exception of Eliezer and perhaps a few people he works closely with, all o... (read more)
This comment feels relevant here (not sure if it counts as ordinary paranoia or security mindset).
This post is a container for my short-form writing. See this post for meta-level discussion about shortform as an upcoming site feature.