Tensions in Truthseeking

Mar 12, 2018

by Raemon

Why did LessWrong 1.0 die? Why has much progress since then happened in more private venues? Why do people who seem to earnestly care about truth keep talking past each other, or viewing each other with distrust?

This sequence is me working through a lot of those questions, ultimately trying to answer a question: how do we build a platform enabling intellectual progress?

Tensions in Truthseeking

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The Archipelago Model of Community Standards

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Musings on Double Crux (and "Productive Disagreement")

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Common vs Expert Jargon

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Writing That Provokes Comments

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Writing Down Conversations

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Demon Threads

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Meta-tations on Moderation: Towards Public Archipelago

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