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Astral Codex Ten Podcast

Oct 20, 2021

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/chilling-effects

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

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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

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/links-for-october

[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

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

 

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

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/please-dont-give-up-on-having-kids

 

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

 

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


Oct 5, 2021

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

 

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...