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Rational Feed: Last Week's Community Articles and Some Recommended Posts

The article about Slack is really good, thanks for linking.

Open thread, September 25 - October 1, 2017

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/9/28/16367580/campaigning-doesnt-work-general-election-study-kalla-broockman

This is a pretty daunting takedown of the whole concept of political campaigning. It is pretty hilarious when you consider how much money, how much human toil, has been squandered in this manner.

HPMOR and Sartre's "The Flies"

"Or is it so obvious no one bothers to talk about it?"

Well, that's not it.

The Copenhagen Letter

Humans are 'them'? Who are you actually trying to threaten here?

Open thread, September 11 - September 17, 2017

Certainly, self replicating robots will affect our survival. I'm not sure it will go in the way we want though.

Is life worth living?

I dunno, it might well be infinite. If God makes your life happen again, then it presumably includes his appearance at the end. Ergo you make the same choice and so on.

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