Warn­ing shot

TagLast edit: 16 Jun 2021 9:28 UTC by EA Wiki assistant

A warning shot is a global catastrophe that increases awareness and concern about similar future risks and thus reduces the probability of an existential catastrophe.


Beckstead, Nick (2015) The long-term significance of reducing global catastrophic risks, Open philanthropy, August 13.

Cru­cial ques­tions for longtermists

MichaelA29 Jul 2020 9:39 UTC
76 points
16 comments19 min readEA link

[Question] Will the coro­n­avirus pan­demic ad­vance or hin­der the spread of longter­mist-style val­ues/​think­ing?

MichaelA19 Mar 2020 6:07 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

[Question] Should re­cent events make us more or less con­cerned about biorisk?

Linch19 Mar 2020 0:00 UTC
23 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

Cause Pri­ori­ti­za­tion in Light of In­spira­tional Disasters

stecas7 Jun 2020 19:52 UTC
2 points
15 comments3 min readEA link

We’re (sur­pris­ingly) more pos­i­tive about tack­ling bio risks: out­comes of a survey

Sanjay25 Aug 2020 9:14 UTC
48 points
5 comments11 min readEA link
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