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EA - I'm interviewing sometimes EA critic Jeffrey Lewis (AKA Arms Control Wonk) about what we get right and wrong when it comes to nuclear weapons and nuclear security. What should I ask him? by Robert Wiblin

The Nonlinear Library

Welcome to The Nonlinear Library, where we use Text-to-Speech software to convert the best writing from the Rationalist and EA communities into audio. This is: I'm interviewing sometimes EA critic Jeffrey Lewis (AKA Arms Control Wonk) about what we get right and wrong when it comes to nuclear weapons and nuclear security. What should I ask him?, published by Robert Wiblin on August 26, 2022 on The Effective Altruism Forum.Next week for The 80,000 Hours Podcast I'm interviewing Jeffrey Lewis (@ArmsControlWonk) on the topic of what the effective altruism community gets wrong/right about nuclear weapons & security.What should I ask him?Note he said this in a recent episode of his show:By the way we have a second problem that arises which I think the book 'Wizards of Armageddon' helps explain: this is why our field can't get any money.Because it's extremely hard to explain to people who are not already deep in this field how these deterrence concepts work because they don't get it.I mean, if you look at any of the work that the EA community does on nuclear risk... It's as misguided as the Strategic Air Command's original, you know, approach to nuclear weapons.And you would need an entire RAND-size outreach effort... I mean some people have tried to do this. If you look at Peter Scoblic — who I think is fundamentally a member of that community — he wrote a really nice piece responding to some of the not-great effective altruism assessments of nuclear risk in Ukraine.So I don't want to criticise the entire community.But I experienced this at a cocktail party. Once I start talking about nuclear weapons and deterrence if they don't do this stuff full time the popular ideas they have about it...Well first off they might be super bored.But if they're willing to listen the popular ideas they have about it are so misguided that it becomes impossible to make enough progress in a reasonable time. And that's death when you're asking someone to write you a big cheque. That's much harder than "Hi I want to buy some mosquito nets to reduce malaria deaths".That's really straightforward. But this... this is really complex.Thanks for listening. To help us out with The Nonlinear Library or to learn more, please visit nonlinear.org.

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26 Aug 2022

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August 21, 2022 - Jeffrey Lewis | Cristina Florea | John Gibler

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Amid Fears Over Ukraine's Nuclear Plant, Putin Appears Poised to Steal 20% of the Country's Electricity | Fears of Revenge For the Assassination Attempt on the Russian Nationalist Called "Putin's Brain" | The Arrest of Mexico's Former Attorney General In Charge of the Investigation Into the Disappearance of 43 Studentsbackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

1hr 1min

21 Aug 2022

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Ep. 21: Jeffrey Lewis about Diane Cluck | Accolades

Accolades

In episode 21 of Accolades Video Series I talk to Jeffrey Lewis (The Bundles) about Diane Cluck, a singer-songwriter from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. She describes her music as intuitive folk. She began taking piano lessons at the age of seven and was classically trained on scholarship at the Pennsylvania Academy of Music. Although known as a solo performer, she has often collaborated with others, including CocoRosie, Toby Goodshank and Herman Düne.

5mins

9 May 2022

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March 10, 2022 - Jeffrey Lewis | James Goldgeier | Karen Greenberg

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Is Putin's Nuclear Alert a Bluff and Could He Cross the Nuclear Threshold by Firing a Tactical Nuke? | Will the $7 Billon in Arms For Ukraine the Congress Just Passed Hold Putin Off? | The War in Ukraine as a Window Into Our Increasingly Endangered Planetbackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

1hr 4mins

10 Mar 2022

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#18 Jeffrey Lewis, Prof. at MIIS and author of The 2020 Commission, in a discussion about Nonproliferation, Nuclear arms, Biological warfare...

A Big Sur Podcast

Email us hmlib@henrymiller.org with suggestions and comments.Support Our Podcast>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Nuclear Arms, Tactical Nuclear Arms, Biological and Chemical Warfare - we discuss it.  Thank you to Jeffrey Lewis for talking with us.Recent podcast also pertaining to the tragedy in the Ukraine:David PriceAnna VassilievaBooks we talk about: (you can stop by the Henry Miller Library to buy a copy!😊)Command And Control by Eric SchlosserThe Plague by Albert CamusThe 2020 Commission by Jeffrey LewisOn The Beach by Neville ShuteSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=XSU2P2QHX4SA6)

51mins

10 Mar 2022

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Episode 36 - Desert Island Records with Jeffrey Lewis!

Record Night

In Episode 36 their theme is Desert Island Records but they have an incredibly special guest -legendary NYC singer/songwriter and comic book artist Jeffrey Lewis! One of Chris' favorite artists of all time!  First, they talk Ryan's pick Battles' Gloss Drop.  Then, Jeff's pick is Virgin Insanity's Illusions of a Maintenance Man and they end on Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde. Visit Jeff's website at thejeffreylewissite.com and check out his new double album with Peter Stampfel!

1hr 34mins

14 Sep 2021

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6 Sep 2021

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Jeffrey Lewis

Song Obsessed with Bill Bartholomew

Bill Bartholomew welcomes legendary NYC-based singer-songwriter and visual artist Jeffery Lewis for a conversation on his songwriting methods, DIY approach, influences and what he discovered during Covid19Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/bartholomewtown)

44mins

21 Jul 2021

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16 Jul 2021

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The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States (Jeffrey Lewis)

The Worthy House (Charles Haywood)

From 2018, but both my core predictions here, that history will return (even if it returned in 2020 as clown show), and that the deplatforming of conservatives from social media was just beginning, have been fully borne out. (The written version of this review was first published August 8, 2018.  Written versions are available here.)

16mins

13 Mar 2021

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