Author of nonfiction books, primarily in the area of political economy. In a previous life, I started one of the first commercial web sites. Ph.D in economics
Capitalist societies have three problems:
Their conversation is available on YouTube. I was particularly struck by how they approach learning from other people. I think of this as social epistemology. My notes here…
I will describe two modes of political discourse, which I call persuasion mode and demonization mode. In persuasion mode, we treat people on the other side with respect, we listen…
1. Causal Density (and complexity and cultural evolution)
The full podcast lasts three hours. This essay selects certain themes and offers my own perspective.
First theme: stagnation