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Suryc11 comments on [Transcript] Tyler Cowen on Stories - Less Wrong Discussion

65 Post author: Grognor 17 December 2011 05:42AM

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Comment author: Suryc11 17 December 2011 08:04:26AM 15 points [-]

I don't have anything clever or insightful to say, just that I had not heard of this talk before so thank you for both bringing it back up and for transcribing it!

Comment author: fortyeridania 19 December 2011 07:39:37AM 9 points [-]

Thanking people for providing a public good is one way to pay them for it, so it should increase the quantity of public goods delivered. (Such expressions of thanks are themselves public goods, actually, so thank you. Aaaaaah, infinite spiral of meta!) There's no need to apologize.