Criticisms of the rationalist movement and LessWrong have existed for most of its duration on various grounds.
Less Wrong has been referred to as a
cult phyg on numerous occasions,123 with Eliezer Yudkowsky as its leader. Eliezer's confidence in his AI safety work outside of mainstream academia and self-professed intelligence renders him highly unpopular with his critics.4
The Neoreaction movement,5 is a notoriously adjacent idea to the community. Whist it has being explicitly refuted by figures such as Eliezer67 and Scott,8 it is often actively-associated by critics.910...