Criticism of longtermism and existential risk studies

Criticism of longtermism and existential risk studies collects critical discussions of longtermism and existential risk studies.

Further reading

Melchin, Denise (2021) Why I am probably not a longtermist, Effective Altruism Forum, September 23.

Tomasik, Brian (2015) Should altruists focus on reducing short-term or far-future suffering?, Essays on Reducing Suffering, February 6 (updated 17 March 2015).

Webb, Duncan (2021) Formalising the “washing out hypothesis”, Effective Altruism Forum, March 25.

cluelessness | criticism of effective altruism | criticism of effective altruist causes | existential risk | global health and wellbeing | longtermism