Becoming Stronger is the sixth book contained in the ebook Rationality: From AI to Zombies, by Eliezer Yudkowsky. It focuses on group rationality, rationality groups, practice, and self-improvement.

Becoming Stronger contains three sequences of thematically connected essays. These are all collected in the Rationality: From AI to Zombies ebook, but the essay names below also link to the original blog posts.

The previous book in the series is Mere Goodness.


X. Yudkowsky's Coming of Age

292. My Childhood Death Spiral

293. My Best and Worst Mistake

294. Raised in Technophilia

295. A Prodigy of Refutation

296. The Sheer Folly of Callow Youth

297. That Tiny Note of Discord

298. Fighting a Rearguard Action Against the Truth

299. My Naturalistic Awakening

300. The Level Above Mine

301. The Magnitude of His Own Folly

302. Beyond the Reach of God

303. My Bayesian Enlightenment

Y. Challenging the Difficult

304. Tsuyoku Naritai (I Want To Become Stronger)

305. Tsuyoku vs. the Egalitarian Instinct

306. Trying to Try

307. Use the Try Harder, Luke

308. On Doing the Impossible

309. Make an Extraordinary Effort

310. Shut Up and Do the Impossible

311. Final Words

Z. The Craft and the Community

312. Raising the Sanity Waterline

313. A Sense That More Is Possible

314. Epistemic Viciousness

315. Schools Proliferating Without Evidence

316. 3 Levels of Rationality Verification

317. Why Our Kind Can't Cooperate

318. Tolerate Tolerance

319. Your Price For Joining

320. Can Humanism Match Religion's Output?

321. Church vs. Taskforce

322. Rationality: Common Interest of Many Causes

323. Helpless Individuals

324. Money: The Unit of Caring

325. Purchase Fuzzies and Utilons Separately

326. Bystander Apathy

327. Collective Apathy and the Internet

328. Incremental Progress and the Valley

329. Bayesians vs. Barbarians

330. Beware of Other-Optimizing

331. Practical Advice Backed By Deep Theories

332. The Sin of Underconfidence

333. Go Forth and Create the Art!