The topic: Is any knowledge inherently harmful, on either an individual or a societal level?
• from Scott Alexander: https://slatestarcodex.com/2019/06/06/asymmetric-weapons-gone-bad/
• from Nick Bostrom: https://nickbostrom.com/papers/vulnerable.pdf
• from Wired, concerning Bostrom: https://www.wired.com/story/technology-could-end-humanity-how-stop-it/
The readings are not limiting factors — participants are encouraged to think Outside the Box™ to come up with possible examples of inherently harmful knowledge.