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Pablo_Stafforini

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«If we are the only ra­tio­nal be­ings in the Uni­verse, as some re­cent ev­i­dence sug­gests, it mat­ters even more whether we shall have de­scen­dants or suc­ces­sors dur­ing the billions of years in which that would be pos­si­ble. Some of our suc­ces­sors might live lives and cre­ate wor­lds that, though failing to jus­tify past suffer­ing, would have given us all, in­clud­ing those who suffered most, rea­sons to be glad that the Uni­verse ex­ists.» — Derek Parfit

A bunch of new GPI papers

Pablo_Stafforini
25 Sep 2019 13:32 UTC
102 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Are com­ment “dis­claimers” nec­es­sary?

Pablo_Stafforini
23 Nov 2019 22:47 UTC
57 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

Schu­bert, Cavi­ola & Faber, ‘The Psy­chol­ogy of Ex­is­ten­tial Risk’

Pablo_Stafforini
22 Oct 2019 12:41 UTC
49 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(dx.doi.org)

An­dreas Mo­gensen’s “Max­i­mal Clue­less­ness”

Pablo_Stafforini
25 Sep 2019 11:18 UTC
46 points
23 comments1 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Good Done Right conference

Pablo_Stafforini
4 Feb 2020 13:21 UTC
42 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(www.stafforini.com)

Teruji Thomas, ‘The Asym­me­try, Uncer­tainty, and the Long Term’

Pablo_Stafforini
5 Nov 2019 20:24 UTC
38 points
4 comments1 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

An­nounc­ing the Ben­tham Prize

Pablo_Stafforini
21 Jan 2020 22:23 UTC
32 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Phil Tram­mell: The case for ig­nor­ing the world’s cur­rent prob­lems — or how be­com­ing a ‘pa­tient philan­thropist’ could al­low you to do far more good

Pablo_Stafforini
17 Mar 2020 17:00 UTC
29 points
5 comments1 min readEA link
(80000hours.org)