What are some of Robin Hanson's best posts?

post by ricraz · 2019-07-02T20:58:01.202Z · score: 35 (12 votes) · LW · GW · No comments

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Edit: in particular those which aren't covered in his books.


answer by Ben Pace (Benito) · 2019-07-02T22:51:48.304Z · score: 14 (7 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

Two posts I think about commonly are A Tale of Two Tradeoffs and This Is The Dream Time.

Others I see on the top voted list that I remember finding valuable include Politics Isn't About Policy, Stories Are Like Religion, Inequality Talk Is About Grabbing, What We Should Study, and Beware Star Academia.

But there are literally 1000+ posts, and I'd like to (as I think I've mention to you ricraz) organise a subset of them into a more readable ordering sometime.

comment by Raemon · 2019-07-02T22:58:46.465Z · score: 7 (3 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I hadn't read "Beware Star Academia" before and it was quite an interesting concept.

This perhaps points a bit towards separate questions of "what are the best intro to Hanson posts" and "what are the best Hanson posts you might have missed if you only read the highlights?"

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