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Giving the results of scientific research away

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[Link] When companies go over 150 people......

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[Link] Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to preserve body

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*How* people shut down thought because of high-status respectable halos

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"Is Science Broken?" is underspecified

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Prediction challenge: Zika and birth rates

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Voiceofra is banned

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Deadly sins of software estimation

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Weirdness at the wiki

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People being controlled by what they can't perceive consciously

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I was very fond of this site. There were excellent essays, and the discussion structure suited me very well. I'm more of a short form writer. Also, the way it was easy to find old material and conveniently add to old threads is a feature that ssc doesn't have.

The big block of unchanging recommenda...(read more)

I'm somewhat annoyed that this claims there's a solution to becoming happier, goes on at some length, and doesn't include the solution.

So, some years later, and I'm surprised I was upset. I consider this to be progress.

There's an alternate approach I've seen in Neo-Paganism-- have a structure for rituals, and a high proportion of people who can improvise within the framework.

I don't know whether this would work for rationalist rituals (maybe if we start having smaller more frequent rituals), but I'm mentioning i...(read more)

I think the long history of "getting the homeless ready for housing" rather than just giving them housing is an example of civilizational inadequacy.

"Suburbanization makes it costly to raise children humanely; parents are forced to choose between sending their kids off to a designated abuse facility, or designating at least one parent to be a full-time caretaker. This work cannot be shared among communities to realize economies of scale, because...(read more)

First, I'm seconding a couple of things. There should be a comment box.

And please don't have huge pictures for static material at the top of the home page. There's a lot to be said for tabs with words on them at the top. I realize three lines for a menu is fairly standard these days, but it still...(read more)

I've done that. Still haven't gotten an email. I've checked my spam folder.