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Intentional Insights is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by [https://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/User:Gleb_Tsipursky Gleb Tsipursky] and Agnes Vishnevkin. Its goal is to raise the sanity waterline, by popularizing rationality and effective altruism for a broad audience. It produces rationality-oriented blog posts, videos, workshops and other materials. Its essays have appeared in [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gleb-tsipursky/3-steps-to-living-intenti_b_8322574.html The Huffington Post], [http://www.salon.com/2015/09/12/get_donald_trump_out_of_my_brain_the_neuroscience_that_explains_why_hes_running_away_with_the_gop/ Salon], [http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/05/21/group-aims-at-finding-meaning-in-life.html The Columbus Dispatch], [http://thehumanist.com/multimedia/podcast/the-humanist-hour-138-intentional-insights-with-gleb-tsipursky-phd the Humanist Hour], and elsewhere.
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Intentional Insights is a non-profit organization founded by [https://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/User:Gleb_Tsipursky Gleb Tsipursky] and Agnes Vishnevkin. They produce rationality-oriented blog posts, videos, workshops and other materials. Their essays have appeared in The Huffington Post, Salon, The Columbus Dispatch, the Humanist Hour, and can be found on their website.
  
There has been debate on Less Wrong (eg [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mze/marketing_rationality/ this thread]) about Intentional Insights' work, with some commenters expressing concern about the writing style and concern that in adapting rationality concepts for a mainstream audience, important nuance may have been lost so that the ideas would no longer be effective.
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There has been debate on Less Wrong (eg [http://lesswrong.com/lw/mze/marketing_rationality/ this thread]) about Intentional Insights' content, with some commenters expressing concern about the writing style, and concern about the way they have adapted rationality concepts for a mainstream audience.
  
 
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*[http://intentionalinsights.org/ Intentional Insights]
 
*[http://intentionalinsights.org/ Intentional Insights]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/n0n/promoting_rationality_to_a_broad_audience/ Promoting Rationality to a Broad Audience]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/n0n/promoting_rationality_to_a_broad_audience/ Promoting Rationality to a Broad Audience]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/r/discussion/lw/n0n/promoting_rationality_to_a_broad_audience/ some of gleb's work and discussions about it]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/mz4/link_lifehack_article_promoting_lesswrong/ some of gleb's work and discussions about it x2]

Latest revision as of 16:39, 2 December 2015

Intentional Insights is a non-profit organization founded by Gleb Tsipursky and Agnes Vishnevkin. They produce rationality-oriented blog posts, videos, workshops and other materials. Their essays have appeared in The Huffington Post, Salon, The Columbus Dispatch, the Humanist Hour, and can be found on their website.

There has been debate on Less Wrong (eg this thread) about Intentional Insights' content, with some commenters expressing concern about the writing style, and concern about the way they have adapted rationality concepts for a mainstream audience.

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