Doing Good Better
Effective Altruism and A Radical New Way to Make A DifferenceBook - 2015
Machine generated contents note: How can you do the most good? -- 1.You Are the 1% -- Just how much can you achieve? -- pt. I The Five Key Questions of Effective Altruism -- 2.Hard Trade-offs -- Key question 1 How many people benefit, and by how much? -- 3.How You Can Save Hundreds of Lives -- Key question 2 Is this the most effective thing you can do? -- 4.Why You Shouldn't Donate to Disaster Relief -- Key question 3 Is this area neglected? -- 5.The Best Person Who Ever Lived is an Unknown Ukrainian Man -- Key question 4 What would have happened otherwise? -- 6.Why Voting Is Like Donating Thousands of Dollars to Charity -- Key question 5 What are the chances of success, and how good would success be? -- pt. II Effective Altruism in Action -- 7.Overhead Costs, CEO Pay and Other Confusions -- Which charities make the most difference? -- 8.The Moral Case for Sweatshop Goods -- How can consumers make the most difference? -- 9.Don't `Follow Your Passion' --
Note continued: Which careers make the most difference? -- 10.Poverty vs Climate Change vs -- Which cause should you focus on? -- Conclusion: Becoming an Effective Altruist -- What should you do right now? -- Appendix: Summary -- Thinking like an effective altruist.
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