117 – The Guild of Servants


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Alex and David are launching The Guild Of Servants — an outward-facing Rationalist organization for engaging and optimizing your local social enviroment.

To apply for inclusion in their Alpha program, email GuildOfServants@gmail.com with a short response (<1000 charecters) explaining your hopes for the course, introducing yourself, and how you received this invitation. Hearing this podcast counts as having received an invitation to apply.

You can email Alex for logistics advice on creating LW meetups in your area – alex.hedtke@gmail.com

Also mentioned in this episode:
Stand-up mathematician shows how digital pictures work and are basically all just spreadsheets
The Roots of Wokeness

Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?

Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:


“Science” as Curiosity-Stopper

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Absurdity Heuristic, Absurdity Bias


Why is the Future So Absurd?

Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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