Aaron Gertler(Aaron L. Gertler)

Karma: 7,148

I mod­er­ate the Fo­rum, and I’m happy to re­view your posts be­fore they’re pub­lished! See here for in­struc­tions:


I’m a full-time con­tent writer at CEA. I started Yale’s stu­dent EA group, and I’ve also vol­un­teered for CFAR and MIRI. I spend a few hours a month ad­vis­ing a small, un-Google­able pri­vate foun­da­tion that makes EA-ad­ja­cent dona­tions.

Be­fore join­ing CEA, I was a tu­tor, a free­lance writer, a tech sup­port agent, and a mu­sic jour­nal­ist. I blog, and keep a pub­lic list of my dona­tions, at

Poli­tics on the EA Forum

Aaron Gertler
7 Aug 2020 7:37 UTC
84 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Mis­con­cep­tions about effec­tive al­tru­ism (80,000 Hours)

Aaron Gertler
7 Aug 2020 1:26 UTC
28 points
0 comments9 min readEA link

Toby Ord: Selected quo­ta­tions on ex­is­ten­tial risk

Aaron Gertler
6 Aug 2020 17:41 UTC
20 points
0 comments38 min readEA link

Open and Wel­come Thread: Au­gust 2020

Aaron Gertler
3 Aug 2020 8:06 UTC
15 points
13 comments1 min readEA link