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Jan_Kulveit comments on Informational hazards and the cost-effectiveness of open discussion of catastrophic risks - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Jan_Kulveit 27 June 2018 06:14:07PM 3 points [-]

I believe this is something worth exploring. My model is that while most active people thinking about x-risks have some sort of social network links so they can ask others, there may be a long tail of people thinking in isolation, who may at some point just post something dangerous on LessWrong.

(Also there is a problem of incentives, which are often strongly in favor of publishing. You don't get much credit for not publishing dangerous ideas, if you are not allready part of some established group.)