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Astral Codex Ten Podcast

Oct 20, 2021

[Epistemic status: Extremely confused! Low confidence in all of this]


On the recent global warming post, a commenter argued that at least fewer people would die of cold. I was prepared to dismiss this on the grounds that it couldn’t possibly be enough people...

Oct 15, 2021

[Remember, I haven’t independently verified each link. On average, commenters will end up spotting evidence that around two or three of the links in each links post are wrong or misleading. I correct these as I see them, and will highlight important corrections...

Oct 14, 2021


Ramparen writes:

No one really does it because of climate change imo, that is just a neat excuse to avoid the responsibility and limitations that being a parent brings into your life

Of course, this was immediately followed by some people (

Oct 12, 2021


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

It will probably make things worse, and there are better ways to contribute



A recent poll finds that 39% of young people...

Oct 5, 2021


Thanks to everyone who commented on Whither Tartaria (currently 1079 comments). Many of you really like modern architecture, and many others of you really hate it. I appreciate most of you being able to accept disagreement on that and move...