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The Ontology of Dank EA Memes

References to phenomena in Dank EA Memes are related to Dank EA Memes. As a significant forum for discourse in effective altruism, meta-level references to dank EA memes and events in the group itself ontologically share a direct relation to effective altruism. 77 more words

Dank Memes

You Heard It Here First

I haven’t done link posts on Putanumonit for two main reasons.I waste enough hours reading stuff on the internet, I hardly need extra encouragement to do so. 3,238 more words

Meta

Act into Uncertainty

It’s only been recently that I’ve been thinking about epistemics in the context of figuring out my behavior and debiasing. Aside from trying to figure out how I actually behave (as opposed to what I merely profess I believe), I’ve been thinking about how to confront uncertainty—and what it feels like. 399 more words

Rationality

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.

Pick one. There will be a quiz.

ADT – Acausal Decision Theory. Figure out what other agents want and do it, even if you can’t talk to them and they might not exist, if and only if they would do the same for you even if you don’t exist. 473 more words

Is the Bible Intolerant?

Is it Sexist, Oppressive, Homophobic, Outdated or Irrelevant?

Author: Orr-Ewing, Amy (1977 – ) EMEA Director for RZIM, and Director of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA). 484 more words

Apologetics

Biases in user experience

The irrational user

The human mind is a wonderfully complex thinking machine. We’ve developed written language, built skyscrapers, and discovered quantum physics through our collective ability to plan and reason. 45 more words

Behavioral Economics

What a firework to celebrate peace.

March 23rd a massive explosion occurred in an ammunition depot near Kharkiv. Roughly 150 tons of ammunition were blown up. This is a video published on youtube. 272 more words

Media