- a harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.
- a substance that has no therapeutic effect, used as a control in testing new drugs.
- a measure designed merely to calm or please someone.
- a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
We all consume, but how many of us produce? And what of that which we produce is of value?
The inspiration behind this blog is to post summaries, interpretations, and ideas about what we think matters. The goal of this blog is to be a “beacon in the bullshit”, pointing towards reason. The writers of this blog are a group of naïve, curious, contrarians who want to make an impact.
The topics we plan to cover will include but not be limited to: Effective Altruism, Human Intelligence, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Artificial Intelligence.