org:med   132

« earlier    

No, Politics Is Not About Power – Arc Digital
What does it mean to say that politics is a contest of domination? For Robinson, “there are conflicting interests in society, and they are deep.” One side has value V, the other value not-V, so “there is no available compromise. There is only a test to see which one of us can have our values enacted in the world.” Conservative values, he says, “are that people should struggle for subsistence in a miserably unequal, sexist, and racist economy.” But to centrist liberals, “compromise is a goal rather than a tactic.” So, according to Robinson, these liberals end up allowing conservatives to inflict the immiseration they so desire upon the world.

This is a wild caricature, of course. But even in terms of his basic logic Robinson is doing some projecting here. For it is “dominance” as a tactic, not as a goal, that Heer critiques, and no tactical justification is given in response.

Freddie deBoer has wondered: “Why is it forbidden to say ‘I support your goals, but I find your tactics, your strategy, and your messaging counterproductive’?” Nothing against Freddie (and compare his views to mine), but the answer is common sense: If the people in question cared more about their goals than about their tactics, then they wouldn’t have such ridiculous tactics in the first place. They would be actually winning rather than talking, on podcasts and in online journals, about winning.

‘Tactics’ Are Not the Problem with Antifa: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/451092/antifa-violence-tactics-anger-politics-attacks-liberals-too
But isn’t this a familiar pattern by now? For the most part, in American political discourse, we — whether we’re conservatives or liberals ourselves — condemn those to our left on strategic grounds and those to our right on moral grounds. Thus we are constantly trying to explain to those on our left that we share their values, that we have their best interests at heart when we express our strategic considerations; and to those on our right that we don’t share their values, that their strategic considerations have no bearing on our interests. With our right hands, we push (punch?); with our left hands, pull toward.

https://johnhalle.com/violence-and-the-far-right-chomsky-responds/
org:med  unaffiliated  left-wing  rhetoric  politics  polisci  ideology  subculture  civic  civil-liberty  social-norms  essay  tribalism  us-them  nl-and-so-can-you  philosophy  power  strategy  meta:rhetoric  multi  news  org:mag  right-wing  tactics  values  things  morality  hypocrisy  media  propaganda 
august 2017 by nhaliday
加雷特•琼斯 on Twitter: "The hottest take would be Krehbiel's Legislative Organization angle: Five members are more than enough if they're on the same subcommittee. https://t.co/kebW0la9bF"
https://archive.is/fur9V

https://twitter.com/GarettJones/status/893504340496961537
https://archive.is/fur9V
As if more than five members of Congress could understand this.

Don't know! I know that we're all supposed to endorse open government, but that presumption should be interrogated.

Bring Back the Smoke-Filled Rooms: http://web.archive.org/web/20150503211359/http://cookpolitical.com/story/8407

https://twitter.com/GarettJones/status/893506016905752577
https://archive.is/LGtHN
Lowi's End of Liberalism & McCubbins/Schwartz 🔥 Alarms haunt CBO oversight:
Members won't get expertise: Delegation is the only option.

Lowi: https://medium.com/amor-mundi/ted-lowi-in-memoriam-of-his-work-bc88822b3419
basically the managerial state

A second, and more dangerous form of bureaucracy, is “government by decree.” It is a government that sees the law as a hindrance, an obstacle to be overcome in the bureaucratic effort to govern the people directly. Decrees are anonymous. They give the impression of constant action. It is government that eschews principles for the quick and personalized response to ever-changing circumstances. Arendt writes, “People ruled by decree never know what rules them because of the impossibility of understanding decrees in themselves and the carefully organized ignorance of specific circumstances and their practical significance in which all administrators keep their subjects.”

Reflecting Arendt, Lowi argues that liberalism has led in the United States to a government of “policy without law,” something like a government by decree. An essential part of this government by decree is the abandonment by the Congress of its governing responsibility, which it has increasingly delegated to the administrative state. The effort of liberal government, Lowi argues, is to “avoid enunciating a rule” and to replace clear rules and standards with “the principle of bargaining on each decision.” This is in fact Lowi’s overarching thesis: That liberalism replaces power with bargaining. “Liberal governments cannot plan. Planning requires the authoritative use of authority. Planning requires law, choice, priorities, moralities. Liberalism replaces planning with bargaining. Yet at bottom, power is unacceptable without planning.”

In the second edition of The End of Liberalism, Lowi added a subtitle, “The Second Republic of the United States.” The book tells a story of the transformation from the First to the Second Republic. In the First Republic, which goes from 1787 until about 1960, the states did most of the governing. The national government was both small and, more importantly, did very little governing. To the extent the federal government did govern, government was “Congress-centered.” The Congress was the main legislative arm of government. It was where the power of the Federal government was located.

...

The result of such a government by administration is what Lowi calls “socialism for the organized, capitalism for the unorganized.” It is a system that favors bigger and more organized businesses, unions, and interest groups. “It is biased not so much in favor of the rich as in favor of the established and the organized…. Above all it respects the established jurisdictions of government agencies and the established territories of private corporations and groups.” In short, the Second Republic offers a kind of politics that is “supportive of the clientele it seeks to deal with,” the organized interest groups that make claims upon it.

The Strength of a Weak State: The Rights Revolution and the Rise of Human Resources Management Divisions: http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/dobbin/files/1998_ajs_sutton.pdf

related: https://pinboard.in/u:nhaliday/b:e295cdb33beb

'police patrol' vs. 'faire alarms': https://www.unc.edu/~fbaum/teaching/PLSC541_Fall08/mcubbins_schwartz_1984.pdf
econotariat  garett-jones  twitter  social  commentary  current-events  politics  government  polisci  institutions  ideology  books  recommendations  multi  pdf  study  usa  🎩  open-closed  decision-making  managerial-state  anarcho-tyranny  trust  rot  zeitgeist  leviathan  org:med  summary  law  authoritarianism  antidemos  technocracy  trends  history  mostly-modern  capitalism  madisonian  regulation  redistribution  nascent-state  cohesion  cynicism-idealism  sociology  labor  industrial-org  gender  race  identity-politics  management  corporation  backup  gibbon  cold-war  local-global  ideas 
august 2017 by nhaliday
Nancy MacLean Owes Tyler Cowen an Apology – Russ Roberts – Medium
https://notesonliberty.com/2017/06/26/james-buchanan-on-racism/
http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2017/06/nancy_macleans.html
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/448958/nancy-maclean-vs-tyler-cowen
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/06/28/some-dubious-claims-in-nancy-macleans-democracy-in-chains/
http://www.independent.org/issues/article.asp?id=9115
http://www.arnoldkling.com/blog/wither-academic-ethics/
lol: https://twitter.com/tcjfs/status/879717516184080384
hmm: https://twitter.com/razibkhan/status/891134709924868096
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/08/04/james-buchanan-was-committed-to-basic-democratic-values/
http://policytrajectories.asa-comparative-historical.org/2017/08/book-symposium-democracy-in-chains/
http://bostonreview.net/class-inequality/henry-farrell-steven-m-teles-when-politics-drives-scholarship
http://bostonreview.net/class-inequality/marshall-steinbaum-book-explains-charlottesville
https://twitter.com/Econ_Marshall/status/903289946357858306
https://archive.is/LalIc
So any political regime premised on defending property rights is race-biased. If you want to call that racist, I think it's justified.

lmao wut
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/09/01/georg-vanberg-democracy-in-chains-and-james-m-buchanan-on-school-integration/

https://www.wsj.com/articles/historical-fiction-at-duke-1508449507

The Bizarre Conspiracy Theory Nominated for a National Book Award: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/453408/nancy-macleans-democracy-chains-will-conspiracy-theory-win-national-book-award

https://thebaffler.com/salvos/master-class-on-the-make-hartman
econotariat  org:econlib  cracker-econ  randy-ayndy  org:med  essay  critique  debate  marginal-rev  economics  government  antidemos  civil-liberty  markets  capitalism  democracy  policy  institutions  books  multi  race  news  org:mag  right-wing  org:rec  commentary  twitter  social  gnxp  scitariat  track-record  epistemic  info-dynamics  westminster  gnon  unaffiliated  lol  coalitions  politics  identity-politics  review  letters  discussion  property-rights  backup  ethnocentrism  wtf  wut  drama  discrimination  current-events  truth  academia  org:lite  left-wing  usa  the-south  revolution  war  polanyi-marx  communism  social-choice  interests  dominant-minority  class  class-warfare  trump  history  mostly-modern  cold-war  asia  developing-world  corporation  rot  feudal 
june 2017 by nhaliday
The story of modern human origins just got more complicated
https://www.gnxp.com/WordPress/2017/06/06/a-reticulation-pulse-expansion-of-modern-human-genetic-variation/
https://www.gnxp.com/WordPress/2017/06/11/the-search-for-eden-opens-up-new-vistas/
https://www.gnxp.com/WordPress/2017/08/26/northeast-africa/

https://www.gnxp.com/WordPress/2018/01/25/out-of-africa-to-out-of-eden-well-perhaps-not-yet/
https://www.gnxp.com/WordPress/2018/01/28/none-dare-call-it-multiregionalism/

The slow death of Out of Africa: http://dienekes.blogspot.com/2018/04/the-slow-death-of-out-of-africa.html
The significance of the discovery of modern humans in Arabia >85kya is that it provides a second spot (other than Israel) were modern humans existed outside Africa long before the alleged 60kya blitz out of the continent. We now have modern humans outside Africa in roughly two locations (Israel and Arabia), and three time slices (~175-85kya) in Misliya, Shkul/Qafzeh, and Al Wusta-1. It is no longer tenable to claim that these modern humans "died out" to make way for the alleged 60kya OoA event.
org:med  west-hunter  scitariat  commentary  study  summary  sapiens  roots  africa  world  europe  asia  pop-structure  archaics  gene-flow  diversity  genetics  history  antiquity  migration  big-picture  explanation  pop-diff  homo-hetero  intricacy  cool  s:*  multi  gnxp  archaeology  anthropology  MENA  aDNA  eden  israel  chart 
june 2017 by nhaliday
the Iron Law of Institutions and the left – Freddie deBoer – Medium
During the Democratic presidential primary and the general election, you may have heard reference to the Iron Law of Institutions. It’s a really essential idea articulated by Jon Schwartz in a blog post that I recommend you read in full.
The Iron Law of Institutions is this: “the people who control institutions care first and foremost about their power within the institution rather than the power of the institution itself. Thus, they would rather the institution ‘fail’ while they remain in power within the institution than for the institution to “succeed” if that requires them to lose power within the institution.”
org:med  unaffiliated  left-wing  rhetoric  metabuch  thinking  politics  polisci  stylized-facts  institutions  power  incentives  strategy  error  coalitions  cooperate-defect  selfish-gene  near-far  organizing 
june 2017 by nhaliday
Cold War Triumph of Liberal Capitalism — in Hindsight
Edit (an addendum): My point is that most of the violent illiberal means by which the Cold War was waged constituted pure waste. They were ineffective and unnecessary. They did not matter in the end. Decision-makers at the time may have rationally thought differently, but in retrospect it appears to be true. How can anyone disagree? Was the American war in Vietnam or the Soviet war in Afghanistan not a big waste of human life and national fortune?

http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/05/perhaps-today-we-see-not-a-new-crisis-of-liberal-democratic-capitalism-but-an-old-condition-recurringlike-herpes-if-you.html

Peripheral Strategies: https://westhunt.wordpress.com/2018/02/18/peripheral-strategies/
Pseudoerasmus had an interesting thought about the Cold War: that all the West’s efforts in the Third World were pointless, had little effect on the ultimate outcome, with the possible exception of some big oil producers. “most developing countries could have disappeared into a black hole 16 galaxies away & it might have made little difference to the outcome.”

Nice to be arguing with someone who’s not crazy, for a change.

...

Look at the correlation of forces, write down the power equation, and he sure looks right.

But he’s not right.
org:med  pseudoE  econotariat  broad-econ  critique  reflection  history  mostly-modern  cold-war  usa  russia  communism  policy  world  foreign-policy  realpolitik  nationalism-globalism  expansionism  competition  cost-benefit  rhetoric  multi  asia  developing-world  war  MENA  west-hunter  scitariat  discussion  questions  impetus  impact  strategy 
june 2017 by nhaliday
Is Economic Activity Really “Distributed Less Evenly” Than It Used To Be?
http://xenocrypt.github.io/CountyIncomeHistory.html

First, imagine if you had a bar chart with every county in the United States sorted from lowest to highest by wages per capita, with the width of each bar proportional to the population of the county.

In fact, whenever anyone talks about “clustering” and “even distributions”, they’re mostly really talking about ways of comparing monotonic curves with integral one, whether they realize it or not.
org:med  wonkish  unaffiliated  debate  critique  trends  economics  commentary  douthatish  urban  distribution  inequality  polarization  malaise  regularizer  clarity  usa  history  mostly-modern  data  analysis  spock  nitty-gritty  compensation  vague  data-science  visual-understanding  🎩  thinking  plots  ssc  multi  tools  dynamic  money  class  class-warfare  left-wing  time-series  density  realness  geography  urban-rural 
may 2017 by nhaliday
The Most Important Free Speech Question Is: Who Decides? | Mother Jones
Speech is often harmful. And vicious. And hurtful. And racist. And just plain disgusting. But whenever you start thinking these are good reasons to overturn—by violence or otherwise—someone's invitation to speak, ask yourself this: Who decides? Because once you concede the right to keep people from speaking, you concede the right of somebody to make that decision. And that somebody may eventually decide to shut down communists. Or anti-war protesters. Or gays. Or _sociobiologists_ [?]. Or Jews who defend Israel. Or Muslims.

https://medium.com/@freddiedeboer/theres-no-pro-campus-censorship-theory-for-me-to-debate-8c26d1b14cf8
https://medium.com/@freddiedeboer/what-replaces-rights-and-discourse-77fd7dcc3f3d
yes, campus activists have attempted to censor completely mainstream views: https://fredrikdeboer.com/2017/07/27/yes-campus-activists-have-attempted-to-censor-completely-mainstream-views/

FREE SPEECH IS NOT VIOLATED AT WELLESLEY: https://web-beta.archive.org/web/20170414124916/http://thewellesleynews.com/2017/04/12/free-speech-is-not-violated-at-wellesley/
How Race-Obsessed Oxford Group Reacted When Heat Street Exposed It: http://www.educationviews.org/race-obsessed-oxford-group-reacted-heat-street-exposed/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/12/28/64-demands-by-u-md-student-coalition-include-prayer-rooms-in-every-major-building-shuttles-to-muslim-center/

Planet of Cops: https://medium.com/@freddiedeboer/planet-of-cops-8917cfc01fc9
I’m fed up with political correctness, and the idea that everyone should already be perfect: https://qz.com/335941/im-fed-up-with-political-correctness-and-the-idea-that-everyone-should-already-be-perfect/
I have seen, with my own two eyes, a 33-year-old Hispanic man, an Iraq war veteran who had served three tours and had become an outspoken critic of our presence there, be lectured about patriarchy by an affluent 22-year-old white liberal arts college student, because he had said that other vets have to “man up” and speak out about the war. Because apparently we have to pretend that we don’t know how metaphorical language works or else we’re bad people. I watched his eyes glaze over as this woman with $300 shoes berated him. I saw that. Myself.
https://twitter.com/LokiJulianus/status/826099008531726336
the IDEOLOGICAL effects of normal white guys abandoning leftism due to idpol: an insanity ratchet--lefties can't stop saying stupid stuff
https://fredrikdeboer.com/2017/08/20/personal-news/

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/09/the-rise-of-the-violent-left/534192/

https://twitter.com/ortoiseortoise/status/911011232794243073
https://archive.is/aV4vj
https://archive.is/IUG0d
https://archive.is/JmCHJ
https://archive.is/fG73e
i am at the shitlord's speech. very full room, overflow outside. definitely some sort of "opposition" present
...
i'm very struck by the observation that people who think America is an awful place to be also think it's a huge privilege to be here.
...
a guy says that immigrants rape because they're coming into communities with robust rape cultures. audience isn't really buying it.
...
we get a woman who denies that Coptic Christians are targeted in Egypt. the liberal student organizer gently corrects her. she sits down.
...
the "conversation is oppressive" woman has spoken for ten minutes. now asks whether Brock Turner means we should deport white people.
shitlord responds, "well, you know white people statistically commit less rape, right?" the audience CANNOT believe this is true. more exits
Twitter is real life now. woman in front of me yells again. "WHERE are you getting your statistics?" "Department of Justice." people SCREAM

Take Back the Ivory Tower: http://www.chronicle.com/article/Take-Back-the-Ivory-Tower/241304
- Alice Dreger
Democracy depends on having a public capable of thinking
As we find ourselves caught in this system that is increasingly about corporate mission and financial empire-building, the collapse of job security and the requirement to bring in the money are changing how we function as scholars, teachers, and administrators. What does it mean that we all know we’re now working in places where misconduct by researchers and coaches is judged not by its awfulness, but by how the university’s bottom line might best be protected? This is all kind of gross, no?

...

Let us require our students to read difficult work and learn to respond to uncomfortable chalk by chalking back. Teach them histories of censorship and blacklisting on the right and the left. Require them to reflect upon their (and our) uncertainty. Teach reliable methodologies, not infallible ideologies. Let us always be implicitly asking what one graduate professor explicitly asked me when I was being an intellectually recalcitrant pig: If you haven’t changed your mind lately, how do you know it’s working?

And let us do what many of us as scholars, in the rush to succeed, haven’t been doing very well: Let us fact-check our own work before we publish it. Resist tribalism. Punish one another only for the mortal sin of making crap up. Not confuse what is fundable with what is valuable. And consider wearing our robes and our hoods more proudly more often, to remind ourselves that, while we all are complex tangles of minds, selves, and cultures, we may also as academics rise to be part of something quite profound and very, very good.

Anger as Oxford college bans Christian group from freshers' fair: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/oct/09/anger-as-oxford-college-bans-christian-group-from-freshers-fair
According to the paper, he added: “Christianity’s influence on many marginalised communities has been damaging in its methods of conversion and rules of practice, and is still used in many places as an excuse for homophobia and certain forms of neo-colonialism.”
news  org:mag  left-wing  politics  culture-war  civil-liberty  higher-ed  current-events  commentary  critique  exit-voice  multi  org:med  unaffiliated  identity-politics  westminster  censorship  links  rhetoric  trends  ideology  authoritarianism  peace-violence  order-disorder  twitter  social  discussion  gnon  🐸  coalitions  tactics  org:lite  gender  drama  backup  clown-world  internet  britain  lurid  org:rec  islam  usa  wtf  patho-altruism  stories  migration  race  crime  criminology  MENA  religion  christianity  terrorism  org:edu  journos-pundits  democracy  polarization  humility  technocracy  truth  institutions  org:anglo  conquest-empire  sex  sexuality  orwellian 
april 2017 by nhaliday

« earlier    

related tags

2016-election  2016  2017  :/  ability-competence  abstraction  academia  accelerationism  acemoglu  acm  acmtariat  adna  adversarial  advertising  advice  aesthetics  africa  age-generation  aggregator  agriculture  ai-control  ai  akrasia  albion  alien-character  alignment  alt-inst  american-nations  analogy  analysis  anarcho-tyranny  anglo  anglosphere  announcement  anthropology  antidemos  antiquity  aphorism  apple  applications  archaeology  archaics  aristos  arms  art  article  asia  atoms  attaq  attention  audio  authoritarianism  automation  average-case  axelrod  axioms  backup  bangbang  barons  beauty  behavioral-econ  behavioral-gen  being-becoming  being-right  best-practices  biases  big-peeps  big-picture  bio  biodet  biophysical-econ  biotech  bitcoin  blowhards  books  bostrom  bots  bounded-cognition  britain  broad-econ  business  c(pp)  c:**  california  canada  capital  capitalism  career  causation  censorship  charity  chart  cheatsheet  checklists  china  christianity  civic  civil-liberty  civilization  clarity  class-warfare  class  clever-rats  climate-change  clinton  cliometrics  cloud  clown-world  coalitions  cog-psych  cohesion  cold-war  comics  commentary  communism  community  comparison  compensation  competition  compilers  complement-substitute  concept  conceptual-vocab  concrete  conference  confluence  conquest-empire  consumerism  context  contracts  contrarianism  convergence  cool  cooperate-defect  coordination  corporation  correlation  cost-benefit  cost-disease  counter-revolution  counterfactual  courage  course  cracker-econ  creative  crime  criminal-justice  criminology  critique  crooked  crux  cryptocurrency  cultural-dynamics  culture-war  culture  current-events  cybernetics  cycles  cynicism-idealism  darwinian  data-science  data-structures  data  death  debate  debt  debugging  decentralized  decision-making  decision-theory  deep-learning  defense  democracy  demographics  dennett  density  descriptive  design  detail-architecture  deterrence  developing-world  diogenes  direction  discovery  discrimination  discussion  disease  distributed  distribution  divergence  diversity  dominant-minority  douthatish  drama  driving  drugs  duplication  dynamic  early-modern  eastern-europe  ecology  econ-metrics  econ-productivity  econometrics  economics  econotariat  eden-heaven  eden  education  effect-size  effective-altruism  efficiency  egalitarianism-hierarchy  empirical  energy-resources  engineering  enlightenment-renaissance-restoration-reformation  ensembles  environment  envy  epistemic  error  essay  ethanol  ethical-algorithms  ethics  ethnocentrism  ethnography  eu  europe  events  evolution  existence  exit-voice  expansionism  expert-experience  expert  explanans  explanation  exploratory  explore-exploit  expression-survival  extra-introversion  facebook  fall-2016  fertility  feudal  finance  fintech  flexibility  fluid  flux-stasis  food  foreign-lang  foreign-policy  formal-values  french  frisson  frontier  futurism  gallic  game-theory  games  garett-jones  gender  gene-drift  gene-flow  generalization  genetics  genomics  geography  geopolitics  germanic  gibbon  glitch  gnon  gnosis-logos  gnxp  golang  google  gotchas  government  grad-school  gradient-descent  gregory-clark  ground-up  group-selection  growth-econ  growth  grugq  gt-101  guilt-shame  habit  hacker  hanson  hard-core  hari-seldon  hci  healthcare  heavy-industry  henrich  heterodox  heuristic  hi-order-bits  high-variance  higher-ed  history  hmm  hn  homo-hetero  honor  houellebecq  housing  howto  hsu  human-capital  human-ml  humanity  humility  hypocrisy  ideas  identity-politics  ideology  idk  illusion  impact  impetus  incentives  increase-decrease  individualism-collectivism  industrial-org  industrial-revolution  inequality  inference  info-dynamics  info-foraging  infographic  infrastructure  inhibition  init  innovation  insight  institutions  integrity  intel  intelligence  interests  internet  interpretability  intervention  interview  intricacy  iraq-syria  iron-age  islam  israel  isteveish  iteration-recursion  japan  journos-pundits  justice  kinship  knowledge  krugman  kumbaya-kult  labor  land  language  latin-america  law  leadership  learning  left-wing  legacy  legibility  len:long  len:short  lens  lesswrong  let-me-see  letters  leviathan  lexical  lifestyle  liner-notes  links  list  literature  lmao  local-global  lol  long-short-run  long-term  longevity  longform  low-hanging  lurid  machiavelli  machine-learning  macro  madisonian  malaise  malthus  management  managerial-state  map-territory  maps  marginal-rev  marginal  market-failure  market-power  marketing  markets  math  matrix-factorization  maxim-gun  measurement  mechanism-design  media  medicine  medieval  mediterranean  memes(ew)  memetics  memory-management  mena  mena4  meta:medicine  meta:prediction  meta:rhetoric  meta:war  metabuch  metameta  methodology  micro  microbiz  microfoundations  migration  military  minimalism  minimum-viable  miri-cfar  mobility  model-class  models  modernity  mokyr-allen-mccloskey  moloch  monetary-fiscal  money  morality  mostly-modern  multi  murray  mutation  mystic  n-factor  narrative  nascent-state  nationalism-globalism  near-far  neocons  network-structure  neurons  news  nibble  nihil  nitty-gritty  nl-and-so-can-you  no-go  nordic  north-weingast-like  northeast  novelty  nuclear  null-result  number  obama  objektbuch  occident  offense-defense  old-anglo  open-closed  opsec  order-disorder  org:anglo  org:biz  org:bleg  org:data  org:econlib  org:edu  org:lite  org:mag  org:ngo  org:popup  org:rec  org:sci  organization  organizing  orient  orwellian  oscillation  oss  osx  p:null  p:whenever  parasites-microbiome  parenting  pareto  parsimony  path-dependence  patho-altruism  patience  paying-rent  pdf  peace-violence  people  personality  pessimism  pharma  philosophy  pic  piketty  plots  pls  plt  poast  podcast  polanyi-marx  polarization  policy  polis  polisci  political-econ  politics  pop-diff  pop-structure  population-genetics  population  postmortem  power  practice  pragmatic  pre-ww2  prediction  privacy  productivity  profile  programming  project  propaganda  property-rights  proposal  protestant-catholic  prudence  pseudoe  psychiatry  psychology  public-goodish  putnam-like  qra  quality  quantified-self  questions  quixotic  quora  quotes  race  randy-ayndy  rant  rat-pack  rationality  ratty  realness  realpolitik  reason  recommendations  reddit  redistribution  reduction  reference  reflection  regression-to-mean  regression  regularizer  regulation  reinforcement  religion  repo  research-program  research  responsibility  retention  retrofit  review  revolution  rhetoric  right-wing  risk  robotics  roots  rot  russia  s-factor  s:*  sampling-bias  sanctity-degradation  sapiens  satire  scale  scaling-tech  schelling  science  scitariat  securities  security  selection  selfish-gene  sequential  sex  sexuality  shift  siggraph  signaling  singularity  sinosphere  skeleton  skunkworks  sky  slippery-slope  social-capital  social-choice  social-norms  social-psych  social-science  social-structure  social  society  sociology  socs-and-mops  software  space  spearhead  speculation  speedometer  spock  spreading  ssc  stagnation  startups  statesmen  stats  status  stereotypes  stories  strategy  straussian  stream  stripe  study  studying  stylized-facts  subculture  sulla  summary  supply-demand  survey  sv  systematic-ad-hoc  systems  tactics  taxes  tech  technocracy  technology  techtariat  temperance  temperature  tensors  terrorism  the-classics  the-great-west-whale  the-south  the-world-is-just-atoms  theory-of-mind  theos  thiel  things  thinking  threat-modeling  time-preference  time-series  time-use  time  tip-of-tongue  tools  top-n  toxoplasmosis  toys  track-record  trade  tradecraft  tradeoffs  transportation  travel  trends  tribalism  trivia  trump  trust  truth  turchin  twitter  unaffiliated  unintended-consequences  universalism-particularism  unsupervised  urban-rural  urban  us-them  usa  utopia-dystopia  vague  values  vampire-squid  venture  video  virginia-dc  visual-understanding  visualization  volo-avolo  vr  vulgar  walls  walter-scheidel  war  washington  wealth-of-nations  wealth  weird  west-hunter  westminster  whiggish-hegelian  wild-ideas  winner-take-all  wire-guided  within-group  within-without  wonkish  workflow  working-stiff  world-war  world  worrydream  writing  wtf  wut  x-not-about-y  yak-shaving  yarvin  yvain  zeitgeist  zero-positive-sum  🎩  🐸  👽  🖥  🤖 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: