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Notes:

  • Topics listed under person headings do not mean that the person invented the concept. It is just a grouping with respect to who discussed and/or popularized the concept.
  • Many, many topics could be listed under multiple headings. To avoid redundancy, such topics are typically listed under the first (and usually more specific) heading


Game Theory

Game Theory

Collective Action Problem

Schelling Point (& Mean Voter Theorem)

Economics

Zero-Sum

Network Effects

Incentive

Opportunity Cost

Rivalry

Externality

Free Rider Problem

Rent-Seeking

Georgism

Distributism

UBI (& Automation, Negative Income Tax)

Pareto Optimal

Efficient Market Hypothesis

Eric Weinstein

IDW

Russel Conjugation

Twin Nuclei Problem

Distributed Idea Suppression Complex (DISK)

Gated Institutional Narrative (GIN)

Embedded Growth Obligation (EGO) (& Ponzi Schemes)

Preference Falsification

KayFabe

Conspiracies

Boomers

Mental Models

Mental Models

One Screen, Two Movies

Einstellung Effect

Steel-manning (& Devil's Advocate)

Survivorship Bias

Abstraction

First Principles

Leveling (Levels of Meta)

Heterodox

Logical Fallacies

Cognitive Biases

Reactionary and Metapolitics

Neoreactionaries

Cathedral

Legacy (Institutional) Media

Chesterton’s Fence

Neoreactionary Trichotomy

Overton window (& Metapolitics)

Cargo Cult (& Ghost Dancing)

Global Homogenization

Accelerationism

Evolution and Society

Fitness

Adaptive Landscape

Growth Frontiers

Cultural Evolution

Darwinistic Process (meme)

Herd-Like Behavior

Sexual Selection

Evolutionary Arms Race

Exploit vs Explore Tradeoff

Religion and Tradition

Collective Amnesia

Novel Evolutionary Environment

Sociological Models

Social Capital

Emperor Has No Clothes

Signaling

Dunbar’s Number

Empathy and Pathology

Identifiable Victim Affect

Status (& Honor)

Funnel/Bottleneck

Stratification of Society

Nassim Nicholas-Taleb

Antifragile

Black Swans (& Extreme Value Theory)

Tail Risk

Skin in the Game

Ergodicity (& Path-Dependence)

Barbell Strategy (& Risk Hedging)

Randomness (& Uncertainty)

Lindy

Via Negativa

Heuristic

Intolerant Minority

Peter Thiel

The Great Stagnation (Technological Decline)

Mimetic (Girardian) Theory

Power Laws

Monopoly (& Competition, Barriers to Entry)

Surrogate Activity (& Secrets, & Possibilism)

Differences in Scale vs Differences in Kind

Technology-Globalization distinction

Philosophy

Free Will (& Determinism)

Moral Philosophy

Simulation Hypothesis

Ship of Theseus

Hard Problem of Consciousness

Stoicism

(Jungian) Archetype

Human Differences

HBD

Big-5 Personality

IQ

Agreeableness (Personality Trait)

Group Selection

Complexity Science

Fractals

Ratcheting Affects

Recursion (& Vicious/Virtuous Cycles, Feedback Loops)

Distributed Networks

Risk Taking (& Decision Theory)

Last Mile Problem

Chaos Theory

Entropy (& Complexity)

Parsimony (& Occam's Razor)

Emergent Behavior

Reversion to the Mean

Birthday Paradox

Rationalists and Game B

Rationalist Community

Radical Longevity

Game B

Effective Altruism

Slate Star Codex

Bayes Rule

Futarchy

Political Science and Activism

Leftism (Progressivism)

Coercion (& Consent, Non-Aggression Principle)

Skeptic Community

Anarcho-Capitalism

Identity Politics (& tribalism)

SJW

Manosphere

Hierarchy

Political Compass

New Atheism

New Urbanism

Rank-Choice Voting

Precautionary Principle

Free Range Kids

Creep

Euphemism

Jordan Peterson (beliefs)

Technology and the Internet

Eternal September

Echo Chamber (Siloing Affect)

Moore's Law

Exponential Growth (& Virality)

AI (& AGI)

Uncanny Valley

Peer-to-Peer

Skills for Entrepreneurship

Systems vs Goals

Skill Stack

Leverage (& Scale)

Specific Knowledge

Passive Income

Time Horizons


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