SBF and the EA/Longtermist “Moral Reasoning”

MSM picking up on lunatic idea that one can extrapolate the future of moral choices by simple reductive reasoning without context, then justify any decision one takes based on that “logic”. https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/11/17/effective-altruism-sam-bankman-fried-ftx-crypto/ This is like Mein Kampf’s careful logical justification, based on a reductive theory of history, or Lenin’s “What

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Ending WP and FB monopolies

As I wonder what can be done about the messes we humans keep suffering rather than fixing them, occasionally I have an idea that others don’t seem to have thought about. Here’s one. Centralization of power grows as unequal power structures are accepted and tolerated. Though we use “monopoly” to

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Posting again?

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted new content. Frankly, I find myself focusing on “conversations” in Facebook and email, though both of those are poor substitutes for thinking and writing about complex ideas. So I’m back to posting here to see if this medium can remain alive. I

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