7. What do you think?

It's really important to think for yourself and reflect on the arguments you've heard in previous weeks: you might uncover places where you disagree, or mistakes in the reasoning. And even if you don't you'll probably understand the ideas more deeply if you've thought about their weakest points.

So this week, we encourage you to take some time to reflect on your confusions and concerns about the ideas so far, and to read up on some of the strongest counterarguments.

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Bayes' rule and evidence
Independent impressions
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A recent critique of effective altruism

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Less common causes

While we’ve so far covered some of the most popular EA causes, there are many others. Please skim over this list of other causes to get a sense of other ideas that people in EA have discussed. Note, you don’t need to read this whole post in detail!

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