I've had an epiphany about Altruism itself, and I hope you'll bear with me through this explanation.
Do you know of Maslow's Hierarchy of Motivation? I learned about this only a couple years ago, but it changed everything in how I view people.
Basically, there are 4 levels of "deficiency" needs that motivate people: 1) Physiological needs (food, shelter, etc); 2) Safety needs (physical safety, economic safety, mental safety, etc); 3) Love/acceptance (loved and cared for, and not being rejected by others); 4) Esteem (being respected, which is diffe... (read more)
What about the harm Natural Intelligence is already doing? Global Warming, economic collapse, wars, and so forth.
1) Are there lessons we can learn from how Natural Intelligence already poorly serves the needs of humanity?
2) How can we apply those lessons to shape the Natural Intelligence already in control towards the good of humanity?