Recommended by Razib Khan's Unsupervised Learning
Erik Hoel is one of the most writerly scientists you will encounter. And I mean that as a compliment! Hoel's ruminations on the intersection between neuroscience and the humanities will help see a possible path toward consilience in the 21st century.
My friend Rob has one of the most interesting newsletters related to "human nature," broadly construed, that you can find out there. His "lived experience" is also one of the most unique you'll find in the "chattering classes." Rob is not one of those "to the manner born"
It looks like part of the "IBW" has finally come to Substack! I've been following Shadi Hamid and Damir Marusic for years because they don't follow any faction's script. If you are looking for good-faith conversations where you might disagree with the discussants but still learn something, this is for you.