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Less Wrong Lacks Representatives and Paths Forward

BTW I don't even think anything I said was particularly opinionated (by my standards).

And the context makes it funny.

Saying -- on the LW forum -- that it'd be good for LW to have a strong advocate? Ooooh, controversial!

Less Wrong Lacks Representatives and Paths Forward

And who are you, a freshly-minted account with strong opinions?

Yep, I'm a freshly-minted account with strong opinions.

Less Wrong Lacks Representatives and Paths Forward

In my understanding, there’s no one who speaks for LW, as its representative, and is responsible for addressing questions and criticisms. [...] No one is responsible for defining an LW school of thought and dealing with intellectual challenges.

Correct. There is no Pope of LW, we don't all agree about everything, and no one has any obligation to answer anyone else's objections.

Asking for someone who thinks some set of ideas is consistent and true, and will address questions about those ideas thoroughly, is not asking for a Pope. It's more like asking for someone who's more than an casual fan.

That may be inconvenient for some purposes, but that's how it is.

One purpose that the lack of a serious LW advocate is "inconvenient" for is truth-seeking - a rather important case!