I pick up the “hit” concept “decoupling” from my article about Sam Harris and Ezra Klein and develop it further. There are five different ways to describe it, four categorie…
Julia GalefAnother lens through which we discuss the debate is @everytstudies's idea of "decouplers" vs. "non-decouplers", which I discussed in my recent podcast episode with him. Here's an essay he wrote explaining that divide and how it makes disagreements tricky
In my opinion, there are approximately five kinds of persistent relationship problems. I’m going to be using the word “partner”, but none of this is limited to romantic relationsh…
Julia GalefI like Ozy's taxonomy of the five basic types of relationship problems:
1. stupid problems
2. basic incompatibilities
3. problems that are actually a different kind of problem
4. horrifying soul-sucking messes
5. terrible people
Julia GalefOne of my favorite subreddits, r/ChangeMyView, just moved to a new site: ChangeAView.com
They use a cool incentive system: if you change someone’s mind, they award you a Δ, and your total Δ count is displayed next to your name. Makes for some unusually productive debates! pic.twitter.com/ZeTWR1PJQ2
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Julia GalefIn honor of C-SPAN turning 40 years old yesterday, I give you my favorite C-SPAN moment ever -- the moment these pundits (two brothers) realize it's their mother who just called in to their TV spot.
"Oh god, it's mom"
Julia GalefI often complain about the dearth of mystery shows/books that give you enough clues to actually figure out whodunit
But it turns out the Simpsons episode "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" is an exception! I didn't realize how carefully the creators had planted clues