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Effec­tive al­tru­ism culture

TagLast edit: 25 May 2022 10:48 UTC by Leo

Effective altruism culture is the set of norms and beliefs of the effective altruism community.

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building effective altruism | criticism of the effective altruism community | discussion norms | philosophy of effective altruism

Defer­ence Cul­ture in EA

Joey 🔸7 Jun 2022 14:21 UTC
146 points
23 comments5 min readEA link

EA cul­ture is spe­cial; we should pro­ceed with intentionality

James Lin21 May 2022 21:55 UTC
85 points
7 comments10 min readEA link

Power dy­nam­ics be­tween peo­ple in EA

Julia_Wise1 Jun 2022 20:50 UTC
477 points
15 comments8 min readEA link

Bad Omens in Cur­rent Com­mu­nity Building

Theo Hawking12 May 2022 15:41 UTC
571 points
131 comments18 min readEA link

Free-spend­ing EA might be a big prob­lem for op­tics and epistemics

George Rosenfeld12 Apr 2022 20:30 UTC
562 points
186 comments8 min readEA link

The Effec­tive Altru­ism culture

PabloAMC17 Apr 2022 1:23 UTC
35 points
5 comments4 min readEA link

The Many Faces of Effec­tive Altruism

Devin Kalish18 May 2022 19:23 UTC
85 points
17 comments5 min readEA link

Con­sider Not Chang­ing Your Fo­rum User­name to Your Real Name

electroswing28 Apr 2022 1:42 UTC
76 points
17 comments3 min readEA link

Some rea­sons to up­hold norms that are com­mon in other communities

AnonymousGuest17 Jan 2023 15:29 UTC
29 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

We all teach: here’s how to do it better

Michael Noetel30 Sep 2022 2:06 UTC
169 points
12 comments24 min readEA link

Say “nay!” to the Bay (as the de­fault)!

Kaleem6 Sep 2022 12:58 UTC
89 points
26 comments8 min readEA link

Every­day Longtermism

Owen Cotton-Barratt1 Jan 2021 17:39 UTC
159 points
29 comments9 min readEA link

The Com­mu­nity Manifesto

ATW31 Aug 2022 23:44 UTC
26 points
10 comments61 min readEA link

Web of virtue the­sis [re­search note]

Owen Cotton-Barratt1 Jan 2021 16:21 UTC
56 points
1 comment9 min readEA link

[Question] What are your main reser­va­tions about iden­ti­fy­ing as an effec­tive al­tru­ist?

richard_ngo30 Mar 2021 9:55 UTC
91 points
24 comments1 min readEA link

Sup­port­ive scep­ti­cism in practice

Michelle_Hutchinson15 Jan 2015 16:35 UTC
41 points
23 comments8 min readEA link

For­get re­place­abil­ity? (for ~com­mu­nity pro­jects)

Owen Cotton-Barratt31 Mar 2021 14:41 UTC
70 points
25 comments5 min readEA link

Mak­ing Effec­tive Altru­ism Enormous

Davidmanheim24 Jul 2022 13:29 UTC
170 points
37 comments9 min readEA link

The role of tribes in achiev­ing last­ing im­pact and how to cre­ate them

nora29 Sep 2021 20:48 UTC
72 points
2 comments25 min readEA link

Keep­ing the effec­tive al­tru­ist move­ment welcoming

Owen Cotton-Barratt7 Feb 2014 1:21 UTC
17 points
1 comment4 min readEA link

[Question] What com­mu­nity norm would you most like to see added, re­moved or ac­knolwedged within EA?

Nathan Young2 Nov 2021 11:59 UTC
20 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

Con­sid­er­ing Con­sid­er­ate­ness: Why com­mu­ni­ties of do-good­ers should be ex­cep­tion­ally considerate

Stefan_Schubert31 May 2017 22:41 UTC
58 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

Per­ils of op­ti­miz­ing in so­cial contexts

Owen Cotton-Barratt16 Jun 2022 17:23 UTC
124 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

Keep EA high-trust

Michael_PJ22 Dec 2022 14:58 UTC
156 points
45 comments4 min readEA link

Brain­storm­ing ways to make EA safer and more inclusive

richard_ngo15 Nov 2022 11:14 UTC
149 points
97 comments1 min readEA link

Mak­ing EA groups more welcoming

Julia_Wise29 Jul 2016 1:09 UTC
30 points
13 comments11 min readEA link

What are we as the EA com­mu­nity?

Nathan Young25 May 2022 11:29 UTC
29 points
5 comments7 min readEA link

EA is more than longtermism

frances_lorenz3 May 2022 15:18 UTC
160 points
99 comments5 min readEA link

Don’t Over-Op­ti­mize Things

Owen Cotton-Barratt16 Jun 2022 16:28 UTC
53 points
7 comments4 min readEA link

The ex­traor­di­nary value of or­di­nary norms

EmilyTench8 Nov 2017 17:34 UTC
42 points
7 comments12 min readEA link

Do you want to work in the new Bos­ton EA office at Har­vard Square?

Kaleem12 May 2022 19:27 UTC
101 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

[Link] How effec­tive al­tru­ists ig­nored risk

Milan_Griffes6 Feb 2023 7:40 UTC
23 points
22 comments1 min readEA link

In (mild) defence of the so­cial/​pro­fes­sional over­lap in EA

Amber Dawn9 Feb 2023 15:05 UTC
104 points
55 comments6 min readEA link

Please don’t crit­i­cize EAs who “sell out” to OpenAI and Anthropic

BrownHairedEevee5 Mar 2023 21:17 UTC
−4 points
21 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Is it okay to ask some­one to proofread a job ap­pli­ca­tion?

Dawn Drescher1 Apr 2023 17:31 UTC
9 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

EA is good, actually

Amy Labenz28 Nov 2023 15:59 UTC
269 points
15 comments4 min readEA link

Over­think­ing “Only Be a Story”

Mica White17 Jul 2022 22:53 UTC
6 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Con­sider work­ing more hours and tak­ing more stimulants

Arjun Panickssery15 Dec 2022 20:38 UTC
73 points
22 comments4 min readEA link

Con­sider Chang­ing Your Fo­rum User­name to Your Real Name

Patrick Gruban26 Apr 2022 17:07 UTC
68 points
30 comments1 min readEA link

Open Let­ter to EA

Oscar Galvin19 Oct 2022 14:14 UTC
13 points
7 comments24 min readEA link
(seethroughnews.org)

🎨 Altru­ist Dreams—a col­lab­o­ra­tive art piece from EAG SF

samstowers17 Sep 2022 4:40 UTC
98 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

[Linkpost] [Sum­mary] The Guardian: Is the effec­tive al­tru­ism move­ment in trou­ble? (FTX re­lated opinion piece)

David Varga16 Nov 2022 12:10 UTC
27 points
7 comments1 min readEA link
(www.theguardian.com)

How Fo­rumMag­num builds com­mu­ni­ties of inquiry

Jim Fisher4 Sep 2023 20:20 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

[Question] What are some mea­surable prox­ies for EA com­mu­nity health?

michel14 Jul 2022 6:26 UTC
32 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

The Mul­ti­ple But­terfly Effect

Trev Prew11 Sep 2022 4:19 UTC
4 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

Notes on cul­ti­vat­ing good incentives

rime7 Jul 2023 20:07 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Qu­a­tro Ideias Com as Quais Você Já Concorda

AE Brasil / EA Brazil19 Jul 2023 18:08 UTC
4 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

EA is Not Reli­gious Enough (EA should em­u­late peak Quak­erism)

Lawrence Newport1 Oct 2022 10:55 UTC
110 points
25 comments9 min readEA link
(precedents.substack.com)

Why Wast­ing EA Money is Bad

Jordan Arel22 Sep 2022 1:45 UTC
47 points
20 comments5 min readEA link

Four Ideas You Already Agree With

SamDeere27 Jul 2022 23:09 UTC
46 points
12 comments6 min readEA link
(www.givingwhatwecan.org)

(Re)con­sid­er­ing the Aes­thet­ics of EA

ukc1001420 May 2022 15:01 UTC
24 points
4 comments6 min readEA link

The role of academia in AI Safety.

PabloAMC28 Mar 2022 0:04 UTC
71 points
19 comments3 min readEA link

Let us know how psy­chol­ogy can help in­crease your impact

Inga21 Oct 2022 10:32 UTC
30 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

The priv­ilege of na­tive English speak­ers in reach­ing high-sta­tus, in­fluen­tial po­si­tions in EA

Alix Pham20 Dec 2023 21:07 UTC
139 points
36 comments4 min readEA link

EA uni­ver­sity groups are miss­ing out on most of their po­ten­tial

Johan de Kock7 Jan 2023 12:44 UTC
50 points
15 comments29 min readEA link

Em­brac­ing Selfishness

ryanbloom14 Jan 2023 21:36 UTC
10 points
1 comment6 min readEA link
(ryan-bloom.com)

Things that can make EA a good place for women

lilly6 Apr 2023 17:09 UTC
181 points
30 comments6 min readEA link

How to deal with con­flict in EA?

Ariel Pontes17 Nov 2022 8:49 UTC
26 points
5 comments5 min readEA link

Guided by the Beauty of One’s Philoso­phies: Why Aes­thet­ics Matter

Étienne Fortier-Dubois15 May 2022 16:38 UTC
165 points
51 comments15 min readEA link
(classicalfuturist.substack.com)

What a Large and Wel­com­ing EA Could Accomplish

Peter Elam22 Aug 2022 12:17 UTC
12 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

[[Sur­vey launch]] Gen­der in EA

GSand25 Jan 2023 5:24 UTC
22 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Women and non-bi­nary EAs, are you in­ter­ested in a net­work­ing group with pro­fes­sional ad­vance­ment ac­tivi­ties?

Spencer Ericson4 May 2023 18:34 UTC
17 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Aes­thet­ics as Epistemic Humility

Étienne Fortier-Dubois22 Aug 2022 17:00 UTC
45 points
6 comments13 min readEA link
(etiennefd.substack.com)

Most peo­ple should prob­a­bly feel safe most of the time

Kaj_Sotala9 May 2023 9:41 UTC
26 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

The 3rd wave of EA is com­ing—what does it mean for you?

Jakob19 Aug 2022 13:47 UTC
44 points
4 comments5 min readEA link

Is my blog too provoca­tive for a group or­ga­nizer?

Ariel Pontes10 Jul 2022 13:51 UTC
22 points
4 comments4 min readEA link

Some thoughts on Scaling

DavidXYu10 May 2022 20:14 UTC
22 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

Longter­mism VS Neart­er­mism: Are we be­ing long-winded or short-sighted?

Prof.Weird4 Feb 2022 9:08 UTC
−2 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

On Elitism in EA

James Lin22 Jul 2022 19:35 UTC
30 points
16 comments4 min readEA link

Terms to clar­ify when dis­cussing EA

Peter444413 Jun 2022 10:46 UTC
9 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Some core as­sump­tions of effec­tive al­tru­ism, ac­cord­ing to me

peterhartree29 Jul 2022 9:05 UTC
89 points
9 comments6 min readEA link

If you fail, you will still be loved and can be happy; a love let­ter to all EAs

howdoyousay?24 Jul 2022 10:09 UTC
70 points
7 comments5 min readEA link

Grant­mak­ers should give more feedback

Ariel Pontes22 Jan 2024 13:22 UTC
77 points
23 comments7 min readEA link

Is­sue with AI al­ign­ment—di­ver­sity of opinions as com­pete­tive ad­van­tage? (as op­posed to echo cham­bers)

Mars Robertson30 Aug 2023 9:44 UTC
1 point
5 comments2 min readEA link

FTX: Let’s not throw stones

Grayden14 Nov 2022 22:54 UTC
34 points
2 comments1 min readEA link