Anyone have thoughts/response to this critique of Effective Animal Altruism?

bykokotajlod2y25th Dec 20164 comments

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I recently came across this lengthy and harsh critique of ACE in particular and animal-focused EA more generally and to some extent EA more generally. https://medium.com/@harrisonnathan/the-actual-number-is-almost-surely-higher-92c908f36517#.kq58x4oor

I don't know what to think about it, since I don't know much about ACE. I'm sure some of the concerns it raises are valid, but I don't know how many.

I'd be very interested to hear what people think of it.

(And more generally, I think it's important to promote the norm of openly entertaining and discussing criticism of ourselves)