Some links

Meditations on Moloch
Game Theory as a Dark Art (the comment thread)

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

Fun Theory

Things I Learned By Spending Five Thousand Years In An Alternate Universe

Raising the Sanity Waterline
Affective Death Spiral
Avoiding Happy Death Spirals (but notice the problem with Bacon)

How to Seem and Be Deep

Making Beliefs Pay Rent
Staging a Crisis of Faith