Thank you for sharing this. I'd just like to add that broadly promoting positive values (or even more narrowly focusing on a specific skill like empathy) would have the added benefit of drawing a greater diversity of backgrounds and views to Effective Altruism which would enrich the movement and discussions within it.
In my (admittedly limited) experience with EA, i find that it tends to attract people that are very strongly analytical and technical in their outlook. There's nothing wrong with that, but any particular outlook, brings with it unconscious bia
Thanks for this. Have you seen the reports produced by BreakThrough
The authors argue that:
I don't have the expertise to describe how the calculations you've done above would be affected by this, but hopefully someone else will.