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    The New Yorker | Gideon Lewis-Kraus | 7/9/20 | 32 min
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    • chronotope
      ScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      The article is perhaps a little more cautious than I would but, but does hit on my core conflict with the so called 'Less Wrong' category - "The rationalists regularly fail to reckon with power as it is practiced, or history as it has been experienced, and they indulge themselves in such contests with the freedom of those who have largely escaped discrimination."

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Excellent!

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 weeks ago

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