"Talks a good game about freedom when out of power, but once he’s in – bam! Everyone's enslaved in the human-flourishing mines."

Monthly Archives: July 2016

Open Thread 53.75

This is the twice-weekly hidden open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever. Also, a quick plug. The Effective Altruism Global conference is happening from August 5-7 at UC Berkeley. EA Global is the fourth annual conference … Continue reading

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3/4

Related: 1/4, 2/4 [Content warning: psychiatry, suicide. Note that all stories involving patients are mixtures of several different people which have been obfuscated and changed around in order to protect confidentiality. The ethical standard I have heard in this situation … Continue reading

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Open Thread 53.5

This is the twice-weekly hidden open thread. Today the Open Thread is politics-free. Please avoid any topics about politics, policy, government, or tribalism. Don’t worry, you can talk about politics in the next open thread on Wednesday.

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Links 7/16: Peter Linklage

Newspapers showed the picture of a man who died in the terrorist attacks on Paris last year. But somebody who is clearly the same man was shown as being killed in the Orlando nightclub shooting last month. And now the … Continue reading

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Open Thread 53.25

This is the twice-weekly hidden open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever.

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OT53: Pel-open-esian War

This is the bi-weekly visible open thread. There are hidden threads every few days here. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever. Also: 1. Thanks to Arvin (arvinja on Reddit) for creating the ad randomizer I was looking … Continue reading

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