New Dark Age: "He has described a situation in which a model cannot be falsified. Instead, the model lasts for as long as people believe in it. That is religion, not science."
The story of us: An amazing and long blog post series that sets up its own language and thinking framework to explain modern society and how to reason about it.
Japan: It's not funny anymore: One of my favorite blog posts. Despite the title, I found every piece of critique in there so exciting and fun. This post is probably the sole reason why I decided to travel to Japan twice and conviced at least a few others do the same.
Ritual and the Consciousness Monoculture"When people say they need to find themselves, often what they really mean is that they want a meaningful life….People have always had selves, but selves have not always had to carry the burden of supplying meaning to life in such a far-reaching fashion. The reason for the modern fascination with the self, then, is that the self has been made into a fundamental and powerful source of value in modern life."