Vote in the Book Review Contest

...if you've read all the finalists | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 17 hours ago

Book Review: Plagues and Peoples

Finalist #17 in the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 day ago

The moral cost of chicken (vs beef)

Also: does offsetting still work if you skip the step where you pay the offsets? | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 days ago

Peer Review: Lockdown Effectiveness

Apparently you're paying me to be my proofreaders | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 days ago

On Cerebralab on Nutt/Carhart-Harris on Serotonin

P(A|B) = [P(A)*P(B|A)]/P(B), all the rest is commentary. | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 4 days ago

Contra Smith on Jewish Selective Immigration

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 4 days ago

Book Review: How Children Fail

Finalist #16 in the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 7 days ago

Book Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

Finalist #15 in the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 8 days ago

Drug Users Use a Lot of Drugs

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 9 days ago

I Will Not Eat the Bugs

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 10 days ago

Instead of Pledging to Change the World, Pledge to Change Prediction Markets

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 11 days ago

Book Review: Where's My Flying Car?

Finalist #14 in the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 14 days ago

Astral Codex Ten Reader Book Review: The Collapse of Complex Societies

Finalist #13 in the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 15 days ago

What Do Treatments for Accelerated Aging Tell Us About Normal Aging?

We can prevent young people from being old, but preventing old people from being old sounds also sounds useful. | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 18 days ago

Book Review: Humankind

Finalist #12 of the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 21 days ago

Reflections on Greed Being Made of Smaller Parts

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 23 days ago

Peer Review Request: Depression

Give me feedback on my take on fighting depression | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 24 days ago

Book Review: Arabian Nights

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 25 days ago

Book Review: The Accidental Superpower

Finalist #11 of the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 28 days ago

Links for May

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 29 days ago

The Coldness of Karen

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: Addiction by Design

Finalist #10 of the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Welcome to the Terrible World of Prescription-Only Apps

You can get GHB on the darknet for $20, but learning healthy sleep habits is $899 and by prescription only | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Theses on the Current Moment

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

The Rise and Fall of Online Culture Wars

How do Internet atheism and Internet feminism help us understand the current cultural moment? | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

My Favorite ICD-10 Codes

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Finalist #9 of the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: Through the Eye of a Needle

Finalist #8 of the Book Review Contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Why Is It Hard to Acknowledge Preferences?

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

If You Can Be Bad, You Can Also Be Good

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: Double Fold

Finalist #6 of the book review contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Nootropics Survey 2020 Results

852 people put weird chemicals in their bodies and tell me the results. | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Mantic Monday: Predictions for 2021

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: Why Buddhism Is True

Finalist #5 of the book review contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Finalist #4 of the book review contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Global Economic History

Review and commentary on Robert Allen's "Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction" | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Book Review: Global Economic History

Review and commentary on Robert Allen's "Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction" | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

No, Why Are So Many Christians in Colombia Converting to Orthodox

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 1 month ago

Mantic Monday: Grading My Trump Predictions

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Georgist Cartoons of the Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Things I found looking for a preview image for the recent George book review | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Book Review: Progress and Poverty

Finalist #3 of the book review contest | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Prospectus on PRóSpera

A look at Próspera, the charter city taking shape in Honduras | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Two Unexpected Multiple Hypothesis Testing Problems

That's what people want out of a Substack, right? Multiple hypothesis testing problems? | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

2020 Predictions: Calibration Results

My project of predicting years meets its hardest challenge yet | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Oh, the Places You'll Go When Trying to Figure Out the Right Dose Of

How high can you dose Lexapro before you stop getting extra benefit? And why is this such a hard question? | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Toward a Bayesian Theory of Willpower

P(A|B) = [P(A)*P(B|A)]/P(B), all the rest is commentary. | Continue reading


@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

More Antifragile, Diversity Libertarianism, and Corporate Censorship

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 2 months ago

Open Thread 163.5

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@astralcodexten.substack.com | 3 months ago