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How to make the best of the most important century?

Helping governments and societies become, well, nicer.

 

I'm curious what ideas are out there for helping societies, or people in general, become nicer.

2Holden Karnofsky20dAn example would be voting (in an election - or donating, volunteering, etc.) for the candidate and/or party that you believe is more likely to act based on the best interests of humanity, vs. other considerations.
All Possible Views About Humanity's Future Are Wild

This paper - https://grabbyaliens.com/ - is an interesting deeper dive into how humanity seems early on a cosmological timescale, and a mathematical model of expansionist civilizations expanding to fill the universe.  Many common themes with this piece - particularly regarding the Fermi Paradox - plus some more to think about.