The Empiricist Movement

Notable sites of The Empiricist Movement — Organisations that share a similar goal of basing societal human and material resource allocation using the art of rationality combined with hard statistical data, rather than ideological political dogma.  Please submit others in the comments section!

Crowdsourcing Utopia  Minimizing Suffering Through Rational Resource Allocation
 Logo for Less Wrong  A community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality.
 Logo for The Center for Applied Rationality  Using decision science to help yourself and the world.
 Logo for The Future of Humanity Institute The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford.  It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring careful thinking to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects.
Logo for The Library of Economics and Liberty The Library of Economics and Liberty is dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty. It offers a unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought.
A “Utilitarian Party” Platform Many political groups in the U.S. have ten-point programs or platforms: libertarians, communitarians, “progressives,” “Christians,” and so on. Often I like some of the proposals of these groups and dislike others – or, more often, just think that they’ve missed the important things. I’ve decided to put together my own platform. The question I ask is: what if there were a Utilitarian Party? What would its platform be? Here is a first attempt.