What I have watched is the total deterioration of that movement into something indistinguishable from the emotional and narcissistic charity blob EA was born to combat. I was in denial of this deterioration for years. It’s an incredibly easy thing to deny. It’s normal to stay away from people at EA conferences who don’t share the original EA values and consequently surround yourself with either literal old heads or old heads in spirit. But every year there’s more of them and fewer of us.
Read the whole post on Brian Chau’s Substack, link above. Any thoughts?
Edit: Should have made this clear originally, but the Substack post linked above isn’t my opinion, just something that I think is worth discussing and didn’t see on the Forum already. If you disagree with something in the Substack post, comment below!