Competition can often be bad, but competing well is often the only path to cooperating well.
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The NYT calls an end to sex-positivity blaming the patriarchy, and the trads agree while blaming the women. But I wouldn’t give up on the opposite sex just yet.
All the dating stories from my previous life that somehow managed not to crush my optimism about romance.
Rationality is knowing better than to sell your soul for a few dollars, even if you don’t believe you have one.
Results from my research project on personality traits and mating success.
Progressive women complain about men and post hot selfies for Bernie, right-wing guys learn seduction and whine about hypergamy. When politics sets the sexes against each other, it’s all about the ratio.
Most bisexual women only date guys – it’s easy, familiar, and accepted. This is where Sana Al-Badri comes in.
An overview of Putanumonit for new readers.
Ezra Klein thinks that his haters hate progress and equality. I think they mostly just hate him.
Things I learned from a game theory party: why prisoner’s dilemmas are not what they seem, why being smart is often worse than being the dumbest, and the virtues of trolls.
Life is all about competition, and competitions are all about winning. Unless they don’t have to be.
Family and friends of the groom and bride, we are gathered here today to join this young couple in the union of permanent cooperation in the iterated prisoner’s dilemma. They are happy to share this moment with all their guests, and are grateful that you provide the social pressure that allows them to commit to … Continue reading The Wedding Ceremony
“Of all the corrupters of moral sentiments, therefore, faction and fanaticism have always been by far the greatest.” – Adam Smith
How come women make 79 cents on the dollar? Here are two prominent explanations that are clearly wrong, and two uncommon explanations that are possibly true.
Is dating a game? It is if I can apply some game theory to figure it out.
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