Can you elaborate on the criticism? There have been a ton of bad decisions made by all kinds of groups affecting all kinds of other groups who have not been involved in the decision making process. The most charitable argument, I can come up with, is something like this:
C: EA is likely to act badly in some way.
So group X needs to be specified and "white people" seems far too general.
Thank you for the links. I signed up for the workshop.
I'm studying for a bachelor in Philosophy & Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. I first read Singers Essay "Famine, Affluence and Morality" in school and was impressed with the shallow pond argument. That was the start of my interest in practical ethics and the EA Movement alligns nicely with most of my views.
I'm still quiet unsure about my future (apart from wanting to do good) and am currently struggling with procrastination and a missing sense of direction. Conseqently, I'm especially interested in meeting EAs, who... (read more)