This is part 6 of a series where Christofer investigates the ideas of David Chapman with his friend Jake Orthwein. The material covered is mainly from Chapman's two books: 'Meaningness' (meaningness.com) and 'In the Cells of the Eggplant' (metarationality.com).
In the sixth episode Lulie Tanett joins the conversation again to dive deeper into meta-rationality. They talk about truth and correspondence, evolution, brains in vats, abstract propositions fairy land, the frame problem in AI, what making progress means, 'knowing that' as different from 'knowing how', and how Chris is always trying to secretly organize an MDMA sex party in the forest with everyone.
Jake Orthwein is a writer and filmmaker based in Santa Monica, CA. He studied film and cognitive science at the University of Southern California and currently works as Director of Media for the Psychology of Technology Institute, an academic non-profit focused on improving research on the human-technology relationship. He is also a long term meditator.
Lulie Tanett is a writer from Oxford, England, specialising in applied critical rationalism. She is currently in teacher training for the Alexander Technique – an embodied mindfulness technique about how to get out of your own way.
You can find her on Twitter (https://www.twitter.com/reasonisfun and https://www.twitter.com/metaLulie), where she writes about philosophy, the psychology of how to get unstuck and flourish, non-coercion and fun.