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Astral Codex Ten Podcast

May 15, 2021


[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


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:


May 13, 2021


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


[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

[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...