AnkiLab
Sign in

Filter by tags:

conceptblogadd more tags...

7 cards matching

Showing cards 1-7 of 7
Front
(LW) def floating belief
lang
Back
A belief that isn't connected to experience, that lets anything happen (e.g. phlogiston is the source of fire)
Front
(LW) What is evaporative cooling in social psychology?
lang
Back
When a group shifts toward more extremism because the more moderate members ("highest kinetic energy") have left.
Front
(LW) Summary of 'Fallacies of Compression' by Eliezer Yudkowsky
lang
Back
Our vision of the world compresses the reality into concepts.
It takes genius to realize that a concept should be split into several others
Front
def theory of action and theory of change with example of decreasing defense budget (Aaron Schwartz)
lang
Back
Theory of action: what can you do? If you're a blogger, write a blog post

Theory of change: what makes it happen? It is voted. Why? Because politicians vote for it. Why? Because they think it's going to make them reelected, and because they believe in it. How to make them believe in it? First convince the influential people the politicians trust, etc.
Front
(SSC) def bravery debate
lang
Back
a debate where both sides think they are the heretical, oppressed by the giant other side
Front
example of marginal charity (Robin Hanson)
lang
Back
Want to build an apartment complex, 10 stories is optimal for profit. But there's a housing shortage. So build 11 stories instead.
Front
(Paul Graham) def designer paradox
lang
Back
You can't hire a good designer if you're not a sufficiently good designer yourself because you won't be able to recognize a good designer
Showing cards 1-7 of 7