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Overcoming Bias

This is a blog on why we believe and do what we do, why we pretend otherwise, how we might do better, and what our descendants might do, if they don't all die.

  • By Robin Hanson
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly three posts per week
  • First post on

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
May 2021 3
Jun 2021 14
Jul 2021 10
Aug 2021 15
Sep 2021 6
Oct 2021 8
Nov 2021 5
Dec 2021 8
Jan 2022 12
Feb 2022 15
Mar 2022 7
Apr 2022 9
May 2022 9
Jun 2022 9
Jul 2022 14
Aug 2022 8
Sep 2022 7
Oct 2022 11
Nov 2022 11
Dec 2022 10
Jan 2023 5
Feb 2023 0
Mar 2023 0
Apr 2023 0
May 2023 0
Jun 2023 4
Jul 2023 4
Aug 2023 11
Sep 2023 5
Oct 2023 10
Nov 2023 9
Dec 2023 11
Jan 2024 14
Feb 2024 6
Mar 2024 4
Apr 2024 11
May 2024 8

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Robust Efficient Fertility
In our rich world today, almost all descendants are willing to pay more to exist than they cost most potential ancestors to create them. Making kids is thus economically efficient. And a completely free market …
On , by Robin Hanson, 607 words
How Long Will Population Fall?
Many, including my colleague Bryan Caplan, are confident that the widely forecasted world population fall based on fertility trends won’t last long, because: selection. Many papers that make this point. For example, a 2019 Evolution …
On , by Robin Hanson, 450 words
Hard Vs. Soft Culture Fixes
Our civilization depends on many key systems, such as for electricity, water, sewage, communication, transportation, news, law, education, marriage, elections, and regulations. We depend so much on such systems that we are reluctant to consider …
On , by Robin Hanson, 769 words