Aug 31, 2020 • 1HR 40M

7: Robin Hanson - The Long View

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Host Dwarkesh Patel interviews economists, scientists, and philosophers about their big ideas. Watch on YouTube:
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Robin Hanson is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He is the author of The Elephant in the Brain and The Age of Em.  

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00:05 The long view 

15:07 Subconscious vs conscious intelligence 

20:28 Meditators 

26:50 Signaling, norms, and motives 

36:50 Conversation 

42:54 2020 election nominees 

49:25 Nerds in startups and social science 

54:50 Academia and Robin 

58:20 Dominance explains paternalism 

1:09:32 Remote work 

1:21:26 Advice for 20 yr old 

1:28:05 Idea futures 

1:32:13 Reforming institutions