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In this case, the text states that "Against Malaria Foundation can avert a year of human suffering from malaria for $39[4]", which is just false. Going by the footnote, the $39 is the cost of extending a human life by one year. I'd recommend writing that in the main text, instead, if you want people to be able to disagree with your judgement calls.

While I agree that offsetting isn't the best thing to spend resources on, I don't like the framing of it being 'antithetical to EA'. Whether offsetting is a good idea or not is a good, object-level discussion to have. Whether it is aligned with or antithetical to EA brings in a lot more connotations, with little to gain:

  • People who liked offsetting since earlier might think that EA isn't for them.
  • People who like the EA-community and do offset might worry whether this means that they aren't 'EA enough' (without even reading the arguments).
  • People who are in favor of utilitarian reasoning but don't like the EA community might ignore the arguments.
  • The comment section might be used to discuss the definition of EA, instead of whether offsetting is a good idea or not.