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Astral Codex Ten Podcast

May 15, 2021

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/your-book-review-addiction-by-design

 

[This is the tenth of many finalists in the book review contest. It’s not by me - it’s by an ACX reader who will remain anonymous until after voting is done, to prevent their identity from influencing your decisions. I’ll be posting...


May 15, 2021

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/highlights-from-the-comments-on-cbt

 

Several people in the comments pointed out existing lower-cost CBT-i apps! This was news to me - I'd searched pretty comprehensively and hadn't found any besides the VA's CBT-i Coach, which is not intended for individual use. They were:

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May 13, 2021

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/welcome-to-the-terrible-world-of

 

Trouble falling asleep? You could take sleeping pills, but they've got side effects. Guidelines recommend you try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Insomnia (CBT-i), a medication-free process where you train yourself to fall asleep by altering your...


May 13, 2021

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/theses-on-the-current-moment

 

[followup to The Rise And Fall Of Online Culture Wars]

1. The Salem Witch Hunts might not be the right metaphor

We usually stick to the same stock examples of repression and retaliation against nonconformists - the Salem Witch Trials, the Red Scare,...


May 11, 2021

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/the-rise-and-fall-of-online-culture

[Followup to: New Atheism: The Godlessness That Failed]

I. Introduction

You've probably seen these graphs before:


They tell a familiar story: America is becoming increasingly obsessed with racism and sexism. Identity issues are dominating...