Posts Tagged ‘Signaling’

Moron bites (#10)

Senseless religious fanaticism spouted portentously from the world’s most grandiose soap-box (and comically self-evident institutional train-wreck), check.

March 27, 2016admin 20 Comments »
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Twitter cuts (#56)

Derbyshire has made approximately the same point with even more blunt honesty.

Universal moral concern is a bizarre religious idea, of fairly recent vintage. Eventually it will come to be seen that way again.

ADDED: relevant.

March 26, 2016admin 15 Comments »
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Sentences (#47)

The familiarity of this insight is amply compensated by the breadth of its application:

… people typically care more about making sure they are seen to take a particular moral stance than they care about the net effect of their lectures on behavior.

March 15, 2016admin 17 Comments »
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