List of communities

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Communities which may be useful to aspiring rationalists. Changes may be suggested in this comments thread or edited directly. You might want to track the current state of the diaspora also.


Change my view - place to get your view challenged

Philosophy Reddit


The Akrasia category of the Beeminder forum


Skeptics Stack Exchange - useful for confirming factual claims you are skeptical of. Requires specific, answerable questions

Straight dope - similar to Skeptics, but less strict on the questions accepted

QA Sites

Stacks: StackOverflow, Computer Science StackExchange, Theoretical computer science, MathOverflow, Math StackExchange, Cross Validated, Physics Stackexchange

Ask Science

Cognitive Science - you are expected to do your reading first, but useful if your want to lean about what the research says

Effective Altruism





See Also

List of Blogs