October 28 Links: Thinkers, Statesmen, Economists, Doctors
As always, there's a lot more stuff that I enjoyed reading this month on Reading Feed. Do check it out!
Leah Libresco is the single person who I believe has the best practical ideas about how to be a human being in this world.
(This video -- of her speaking about her new book -- isn't embeddable, but if you click, it will open in a new tab.)
It is something of an issue for me that certain significant bits of her deeply-considered epistemic beliefs disagree with my much-less-deeply-considered epistemic beliefs. When I put it that way, it sounds like there's an obvious, easy fix, and when you dereference what it is that I'm talking about, calling it "an obvious, easy fix" sounds...odd.
This was the beginning of a much longer post, but I realized that I have absolutely zero idea where that post is going, so instead: Here, have a great video by a math nerd explaining her experience converting to Catholicism. Even if you disagree