Oh, OK. So in that case, again, I think I think more or less the same in the two cases.

  • For any given potential worker, it is good if they are able to have a job if they want one.
    • But no one in particular is obliged to give them a job.
    • (And I think at some point we will need a transition to a different way of organizing production that drops the idea that everyone should be working. But that's another matter.)
  • For any given potential sexually active person, it is good if they are able to have plenty of satisfying sex if they want to.
    • But no one in parti
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  • For any given potential worker, it is good if they are able to have a job if they want one.

    • But no one in particular is obliged to give them a job.

However, it is generally understood that society as a whole is obliged to arrange things so that everyone who wants a job can find one. Furthermore, a lot of people don't seem to agree with your claim that "no one in particular is obliged to give them a job", at the every least they seem to think this is someone's duty even if they're not clear on whose.

One way in which I would expect politi

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Rational approach to finding life partners

by c_edwards 1 min read16th Aug 2015128 comments

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Speaking from personal experience, finding the right relationship can be HARD. I recently came across a rational take on finding relationship partners, much of which really resonated with my experiences:

http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/02/pick-life-partner.html

http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/02/pick-life-partner-part-2.html

 

(I'm still working my way through the Sequences, and lw has more than eight thousand articles with "relationship" in them. I'm not promising the linked articles include unique information)