A hoard of leftovers: the age of the activist

It's no mystery that a more socially radical faction of the left-wing has emerged, and if you have been in university in the past ~5 years, you know what I mean. In this┬áspeech, Jonah Haidt explains the radicalization of the American university. As late as the mid-1990s, the left-to-right [political] ratio [at US universities] is … Continue reading A hoard of leftovers: the age of the activist

Speech: Robin Hanson explains human signaling

The Elephant in the Brain, a speech based on his book of the same name, by Robin Hanson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4lEvvY1r5U&t=2s Although Hanson's delivery may be a little annoying, I like this speech because of the sheer number of "hidden truths" about society that it explains. It's a rundown on just how many social norms are facades. … Continue reading Speech: Robin Hanson explains human signaling