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Thinking and deciding are central to our daily lives. The Less Wrong community aims to gain expertise in how human brains think and decide, so that we can do so more successfully. We use insights from cognitive science, social psychology, probability

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Rationalists and Altruists
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How do we make and enact better decisions? In the early 1970s, a retailer, projecting their growth forward into the future, began construction on a 108 story office building in downtown Chicago. It was never fully used by the company and large portio

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Aspiring Rationalists
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Interested in improving your reasoning and decision-making skills? Want to make the world the best place it can be? Effective Altruism is a world-wide movement about using rational thought and science to get the most effect. We hope to bring together

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Humans
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Si vous vous intéressez à l'avenir de l'humanité, si vous voulez parler de développement personnel, de philanthropie, de science et de technologie, vous êtes ici chez vous ! Certains d'entre nous aiment aussi la cuisine végétarienne, discuter de cin

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Transhumanistes
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A group for readers of lesswrong.com and anyone else interested in the same meme-space: overcoming cognitive biases, optimizing literally everything, arguing philosophy, discussing science news and preparing for the arrival of our AI overlords. To ge

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Aspiring Rationalists
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Thinking and deciding are central to our daily lives. The Less Wrong community aims to gain expertise in how human brains think and decide, so that we can do it more successfully. We use insights from cognitive science, social psychology, probability

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Members
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Hello! This is a group devoted to the art of human rationality, in the style of Less Wrong. We’re like Melbourne Less Wrong but, y’know, farther west. Join us to geek out on science, philosophy, and self-improvement. We may talk about things like con

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Are you interested in technology not just as a petty tool but as an evolutionary accelerator? Do you envisage a limitless world free of sufferings? Do you constantly think about being more rational, productive, ethical, etc? Some of our themes are: T

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Futurists
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Would you save a child you saw drowning in a nearby pond? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Diu­v3XZQXyc How about a child dying from malnutrition caused by intestinal worms? In a world where soon the richest 1% will own more than the rest of the globe

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world changers
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"Effective altruism is all about combining empathy, reason and evidence. By carefully considering what we value, and by working together to find the best ways of achieving that, we can each do an amazing amount of good." -Centre for Effective Altruis

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Effective Altruists

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May 7, 2015

This is a meetup group for people in the Philadelphia area who are passionately interested in the practical implications of the latest findings in social & economic research, but who also feel that the prevailing liberal-vs-conservative political par

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Agnostic Theorists
May 5, 2015

Effective altruism is a growing social movement and philosophy centered on the idea of using evidence and reason to do the most good you can in the world. If you're looking to maximize the positive impact you have with your limited resources, this is

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Effective Altruists
April 24, 2015

This is the Munich Less Wrong meetup! We welcome anybody interested in the various topics discussed on www.lesswrong.com, no matter if you are a regular, or new and just want to get an impression what we're about. Less Wrong is an online community fo

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Rationalists
April 15, 2015

Effective altruism is a growing social movement and philosophy centered on the idea of using evidence and reason to do the most good you can in the world. If you're looking to maximize the positive impact you have with your limited resources, this is

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Effective Altruists
April 15, 2015

Effective altruism is a growing social movement and philosophy centered on the idea of using evidence and reason to do the most good you can in the world. If you're looking to maximize the positive impact you have with your limited resources, this is

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Effective Altruists
April 15, 2015

Effective altruism is a growing social movement and philosophy centered on the idea of using evidence and reason to do the most good you can in the world. If you're looking to maximize the positive impact you have with your limited resources, this is

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Effective Altruists
April 15, 2015

Effective altruism is a growing social movement and philosophy centered on the idea of using evidence and reason to do the most good you can in the world. If you're looking to maximize the positive impact you have with your limited resources, this is

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Effective Altruists
April 15, 2015

Effective altruism is a growing social movement and philosophy centered on the idea of using evidence and reason to do the most good you can in the world. If you're looking to maximize the positive impact you have with your limited resources, this is

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Effective Altruists
February 23, 2015

Would you save a child you saw drowning in a nearby pond? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Diu­v3XZQXyc How about a child dying from malnutrition caused by intestinal worms? In a world where soon the richest 1% will own more than the rest of the globe

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world changers
February 14, 2015

We use the term "rationality" to describe two different but heavily related things: the science of believing that which is true, and the art of achieving all your goals and values (a.k.a. "winning" at life).If the above definitions sound obvious, tau

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Rationalists
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