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lambda wrote

I liked the stories, but Yudkowsky is an unapologetic libertarian which is rather annoying. I do like the transhumanism aspect, though.

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Copenhagen_Bram wrote

How come everyone knows about Yudkowsky more than I do? How is he libertarian?

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lambda wrote

He has a public Facebook account for one where he occasionally talks about economics. The Sequences on lesswrong.com, while rather interesting, also cover it a little bit. Also, some of Harry's ideas are very clearly libertarian (e.g., being a market maker trading galleons with muggles for profit), though the theme behind Harry is that he's supposed to be somewhat idealistic despite having a lot of knowledge.