If We Value Democracy, We Should Vote on Cultural Norms

The core thesis of democracy is that values should be decided democratically. Democracy is good, if and only if, people choosing values democratically will result in good values. If the “democracy” thesis is true, if people voting on values really does produce better outcomes than a group of appointed experts, why shouldn’t NPR – “national” […]

Love is a Powerful Game Theoretic Strategy

Love simply means encoding another agent’s utility function as part of your own.  As a strategy, love has some unique properties that are worth considering. Love is effective as a strategy in multi-agent environments because it makes you act as something like a weak proxy for other agents.    When agent A loves agent B, […]