Also, the failure of foreign aid, the role of luck in success, the warped reality of beautiful people, unnecessary evils and how humans are bad at probability.
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The Truth is Dead—Weekly Wisdom
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The Technocracy Must Die—Weekly Wisdom
Also, the dangers of surgical procedures, the misanthropy of orientalists, perception transforming media and the power of human shit.
Also, the key to happiness, the easy good times being over and bursting the bubble of on-demand economy.
Jonathan Haidt is Wrong—Weekly Wisdom
Also, the victimlympics involved in cancel culture, a better written account of twitter not being real, some great advice and why ‘realists’ are anything but!
Asymmetric Outcomes—Weekly Wisdom
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The Policy of Truth—Weekly Wisdom
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(Un)Lucky You—Weekly Wisdom
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