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Should Gay Marriage Be Treated Like Heterosexual Marriage?
The current system discriminates between what kinds of relationships to incentivize based on public opinion, not predicted social utility. In the case of gay marriage, it was discussed in the context of "being on the side of love," or civil ... read more

Should Gay Marriage Be Treated Like Heterosexual Marriage?
I didn't think it was necessary. Isn't it more or less obvious how polyamory or polygamy or any "other social relationship" would be treated under the proposed system? The same as all the others, predicted utility correlated to ... read more

Is Donald Trump less rational than other Republican candidates?
I have trouble calling anyone instrumentally irrational who sets out to do something incredibly difficult and succeeds at it. Granted the race isn't over, but still. Personally, it seems like his strategy is to push the psychological buttons ... read more