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Comment by scott-shambaugh on Thiel on Progress and Stagnation · 2020-08-13T02:26:32.346Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

I found the essay "Peter Thiel's Religion" to be very helpful in framing Thiel's worldview, and really in framing a lot of the worldview of Silicon Valley and the rat-adjacent community in general.

Comment by scott-shambaugh on What Is Signaling, Really? · 2020-01-25T02:22:16.831Z · score: 2 (2 votes) · LW · GW

Link to Paul Fussell's “Guide Through The American Class System” essay is dead, here is an archive of the page.

Comment by scott-shambaugh on Prediction markets for internet points? · 2019-10-29T20:03:37.343Z · score: 5 (3 votes) · LW · GW

Funny enough, this is *exactly* what is happening over at https://www.reddit.com/r/MemeEconomy/