As per the google doc, LessWrong is seeking to clarify its current strategic direction.


Promote both epistemic and instrumental rationality practices, by encouraging the following activities.

Public facing

  • Dissemination ways of better thinking
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the Lesswrong Wiki on topics that are relevant to us.
  • Global meatspace groups, dojos and social meetups
  • Historic post archive
  • Various published books and stories.

Community facing

  • Have smart discussions with smart people
  • Discussion and support amongst peers
  • Discussion via:
    • Slack
    • Blogging, and comments on blog posts
    • IRC
    • Wiki
    • Global meatspace groups