To call something an “ism” suggests that it is a matter ideology or faith, like Trotskyism or creationism....So, my suggestion is to use "rationality" consistently and to avoid using "rationalism". Via similarity to "scientist" and "physicist", "rationalist" doesn't seem to have the same problem
SlateStarCodex was a window into the Silicon Valley psyche. There are good reasons to try and understand that psyche, because the decisions made by tech companies and the people who run them eventually affect millions.
They are basically just hippies who talk a lot more about Bayes’ theorem than the original hippies.
the thing most worth calling sperg disease or rationalist disease, the most harmful cognitive attractor common to the type, is profound emotional attachment to an idea of oneself as a single-agent system— Chaos (@chaosprime) October 5, 2019
thickly armored in performative unemotionality of course