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Links For December

ACX Grants Results

Mantic Monday: Dogs In Wizard Hats

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Highlights From The Comments On Diseasonality

Addendum To "No Evidence" Post

Addendum To Luvox Post

The FDA Has Punted Decisions About Luvox Prescription To The Deepest Recesses Of The Human Soul

Mantic Monday: Let Me Google That For You

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The Phrase "No Evidence" Is A Red Flag For Bad Science Communication

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Ancient Plagues

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Does Georgism Work, Part 3: Can Unimproved Land Value be Accurately Assessed Separately From Buildings?

Does Georgism Work? Part 2: Can Landlords Pass Land Value Tax on to Tenants?

Does Georgism Work? Part 1: Is Land Really A Big Deal?

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Model City Monday 12/6/21

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Book Review: Lifespan

MM: Omicron Variant

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Links For November

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Pascalian Medicine

Highlights From The Comments On Ivermectin

Highlights From The Comments On The FDA And Paxlovid

When Will The FDA Approve Paxlovid?

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Continental Drip

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Highlights From The Comments On Great Families

Ivermectin: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Mantic Monday 11/15

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Apply For An ACX Grant

Highlights From The Comments On Orban

Secrets Of The Great Families

Model City Monday 11/8/21

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Dictator Book Club: Orban

Non-Cognitive Skills For Educational Attainment Suggest Benefits Of Mental Illness Genes

Mantic Monday 11/1/21

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Jhanas and the Dark Room Problem

Learn British English With ACX

Epistemic Minor Leagues

Open Thread 195 + Cambridge/Edinburgh Meetups This Weekend

Chilling Effects

Open Thread 194 + London/Oxford Meetups This Weekend

Links For October

Highlights From The Comments On Kids And Climate Change

Please Don't Give Up On Having Kids Because Of Climate Change

Learn German With ACX

Open Thread 193 + Berlin/Paris Meetups This Weekend

Classifieds Thread 10/2021

Highlights From The Comments On Modern Architecture

Open Thread 192 + Vienna/Prague Meetups This Weekend

Learn Spanish With ACX

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Book Review: The Scout Mindset

Open Thread 191 + Madrid/Zurich Meetups This Weekend

Whither Tartaria?

Learn Portuguese With ACX

Links For September

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Lisbon Meetup This Saturday

Book Review: The Revolt Of The Public

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Book Review: Modi - A Political Biography

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Washington DC Meetup This Saturday

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The Unbearable Semiheaviness Of Being

Too Good To Check: A Play In Three Acts

New York Meetup This Monday

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Boston Meetup This Sunday

Long COVID: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

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Peer Review: Long COVID: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

On Hreha On Behavioral Economics

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Berkeley Meetup This Saturday

Highlights From The Comments On Missing School

If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Governor Of California?

Carbon Costs Quantified

Meetups Everywhere 2021: Times And Places

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Highlights From The Comments On Aducanumab

Peer Review Request: Carbon Costs Quantified

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Links For August

Kids Can Recover From Missing Even Quite A Lot Of School

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Blindness, Schizophrenia, and Autism

Contra Hanania On Partisanship

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Classifieds Thread 8/2021

(Outdoor, Careful) Meetups Everywhere 2021 - Seeking Organizers

Eight Hundred Slightly Poisoned Word Games

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Contra Drum On The Fish Oil Story

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Details Of The Infant Fish Oil Story

Highlights From The Comments On Acemoglu And AI

Adumbrations Of Aducanumab

Model City Monday 8/2/21

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Updated Look At Long-Term AI Risks

When Does Worrying About Things Trade Off Against Worrying About Other Things?

Contra Acemoglu On...Oh God, We're Doing This Again, Aren't We?

Mantic Monday 7/26

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Links For July

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Things I Learned Writing The Lockdown Post

Highlights From The Comments On "Crazy Like Us"

Peer Review Request: Ketamine

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Please Take The Reader Survey [Update: Now It Is Closed And You Can Stop Taking It]

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Book Review: Crazy Like Us

Reader Survey Final Check-In

Use Prediction Markets To Fund Investigative Reporting

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Book Review Contest: Winners

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Is This Predictive Coding?

Lockdown Effectiveness: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Model City Monday

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Highlights From The Comments On "How Asia Works"

Welcome Polygenically Screened Babies

Book Review: How Asia Works

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ACX Reader Research Survey: Call For Submissions

Perpendicular Lives

Links For June

Mantic Monday 6/21/21

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Vote In The Book Review Contest!

Your Book Review: Plagues And Peoples

Peer Review: Lockdown Effectiveness

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On Cerebralab On Nutt/Carhart-Harris On Serotonin

Contra Smith On Jewish Selective Immigration

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Your Book Review: How Children Fail

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Your Book Review: Down And Out In Paris And London

Drug Users Use A Lot Of Drugs

I Will Not Eat The Bugs

Instead Of Pledging To Change The World, Pledge To Change Prediction Markets

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Your Book Review: Where's My Flying Car?

Your Book Review: The Collapse Of Complex Societies

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You Have A Terrible Track Record In Guessing My Motives

Moral Costs Of Chicken Vs. Beef

What Do Treatments For Accelerated Aging Tell Us About Normal Aging?

Comments / Register Of Bans

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Your Book Review: Humankind

COVID Suicides: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

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Reflections On Greed Being Made Of Smaller Parts

Peer Review Request: Depression

Book Review: Arabian Nights

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Your Book Review: The Accidental Superpower

Links For May

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The Coldness Of Karen

Highlights From The Comments On Culture Wars

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Your Book Review: Addiction By Design

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Highlights From The Comments On CBT-i Apps

Welcome To The Terrible World Of Prescription-Only Apps

Theses On The Current Moment

The Rise And Fall Of Online Culture Wars

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My Favorite ICD-10 Codes

Your Book Review: The Years Of Lyndon Johnson

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Your Book Review: Through The Eye Of A Needle

Why Is It Hard To Acknowledge Preferences?

Book Review: A Brief History Of Neoliberalism

If You Can Be Bad, You Can Also Be Good

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Your Book Review: The Wizard And The Prophet

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Your Book Review: Double Fold

Nootropics Survey 2020 Results

Verses Written On The Occasion Of Getting The COVID Vaccine

Mantic Monday: Predictions For 2021

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Your Book Review: Why Buddhism Is True

Your Book Review: Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are?

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Book Review: Global Economic History

No, Really, Why Are So Many Christians In Colombia Converting To Orthodox Judaism?

Mantic Monday: Grading My Trump Predictions

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Georgist Cartoons Of The Late 19th/Early 20th Century

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Your Book Review: Progress And Poverty

Prospectus On Próspera

[LINK] Unifying Predictive Coding With Backpropagation

Links For April

From The Rejects Pile: Catch-22

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Your Book Review: On The Natural Faculties

Your Book Review: Order Without Law

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Metis And Bodybuilders

Two Unexpected Multiple Hypothesis Testing Problems

2020 Predictions: Calibration Results

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Ambidexterity And Cognitive Closure

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Oh, The Places You'll Go When Trying To Figure Out The Right Dose Of Escitalopram

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Ask Me Anything

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Toward A Bayesian Theory Of Willpower

More Antifragile, Diversity Libertarianism, And Corporate Censorship

Book Review: Antifragile

Adding My Data Point To The Discussion Of Substack Advances

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Book Review: The New Sultan

Sleep Is The Mate Of Death

Mantic Monday: Mantic Matt Y

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Richard Nixon Vs. Cool

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Trapped Priors As A Basic Problem Of Rationality

The Consequences Of Radical Reform

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They're Made Out Of Meta

Highlights From The Comments On Class

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Highlights From The Comments On March Links

Links For March

Shilling For Big Mitochondria

Mantic Monday: Scoring Rule Controversy

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Bay Area Plant-Based Meat Reviews

A Modest Proposal For Republicans: Use The Word "Class"

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Book Review: Fussell On Class

Mantic Monday: Judging April COVID Predictions

A Look Down Track B

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Movie Review: Gabriel Over The White House

Ezra Klein On Vetocracy

Highlights From The Comments On Cult Of Smart

Book Review: The Cult Of Smart

COVID/Vitamin D: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Coronavirus: Links, Discussion, Open Thread

Statement on New York Times Article

The Precision Of Sensory Evidence

List Of Fictional Cryptocurrencies Banned By The SEC

Ontology Of Psychiatric Conditions: Tradeoffs And Failures

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Book Review: Why We're Polarized

Metaculus Monday 2/8/21

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Journalism and Legible Expertise

WebMD, And The Tragedy Of Legible Expertise

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Book Review Contest Final Rules

Ontology Of Psychiatric Conditions: Dynamical Systems

Riddle Of The Sphinx II: Sustained Release Riddlin'

Metaculus Monday

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Technocracy-Zilla: Origins

Weyl Contra Me On Technocracy

Contra Weyl On Technocracy

Ontology Of Psychiatric Conditions: Taxometrics

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Know Your Amphetamines

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