Maarten van Doorn

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On Medium, I write essays about practical philosophy, rationality, and politics.

I want to make people think more about why we live as we do, and why things in society are as they are. I write to change your default attitude of blind trust and epistemic modesty. Join me in understanding-based second-guessing the number of clothes the emperor is wearing.

Some readers have asked for an opportunity to aid my work directly in a way that's not clapping yourself a broken index finger on Medium. For those kind souls that support my work here on Patron, I have some helpful rewards laid out below.


Talk soon,
Maarten
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When our learning community has some critical mass, I'll hire someone to design an interactive mindmap of our points and counterpoints, like so (only it would be topic-based, not chronology-based, like the one in the link).
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