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Problems people work on, and concepts related to those problems.
Global Catastrophic Risk (other)
Global Catastrophic Risk (AI)
Concepts that apply to multiple causes, or the entire project of trying to do more good.
Long-Term Risks and Flourishing
Decision Theory and Rationality
Economics and Finance
Politics, Policy, and Culture
Charities and other organizations that work on popular EA cause areas, or otherwise have some connection to the movement.
Long-Term Risks / Flourishing
EA Community / Fundraising
Highly Ineffective Charities
Other / Multiple Areas
Notable figures associated with the EA community, or with popular ideas in the community.
Politics and Policy
Posts about the EA community or the EA Forum, and posts with resources for people who want to do high-impact work. (This is a vague category, and we could see this table changing a lot.)
Articles that don't fit into the above categories. (This section may change a lot in the future.)
History of Effective Altruism
Books and Other Media
An existential risk is a risk that threatens the destruction of humanity’s longterm potential (Bostrom 2016; Ord 2020a). Existential risks might include natural risks such as those posed by asteroids or super-volcanoes as well as novel technological risks like mishaps resulting from synthetic biology or artificial intelligence. Experts remain uncertain about the absolute probability of existential risks.
Farmed Animal Welfare posts discuss ideas and interventions related to improving the welfare of farmed animals. For discussion of animals that aren't farmed by humans, see the Wild Animal Welfare tag.