• AMMDI is an open-notebook hypertext writing experiment, authored by Mike Travers aka @mtraven. It's a work in progress and some parts are more polished than others. Comments welcome! More.
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  • Here's where I think the methodological individualism of Rationalism manifests in a bad way. My knowledge is light but a quick skim of Wikipedia's page on rescuers suggests that networks of rescuers were far more effective in saving Jews than heroic individuals. Which makes sense; networks have more resources. And morality as a phenomenon is really not best understood at an individual level or as 1-1 interactions, but in terms of social networks of obligation, trust, and judgement.
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11 Apr 2021 04:34 - 01 Jan 2022 07:48