I now feel like I have been playing around with a chess board and pieces all my life, making up my own rules, and am now finally learning the rules of chess from this book.
I think this book is a must-read for everybody who is interested in doing some good in the world, no matter how much.
The second part is how to bring these principles into action. Even though I had been reading about this before, it still surprised me in how many areas I am actually not following these principles. This part of the book is pure gold.
The book consists of two parts. The first part is about the principles behind Effective Altruism. Since I was already familiar with these concepts, it was nice to read but not world shocking to me.
I feel desperately sad for East Timor. AU, your gov't sucks. Also, this is why NZ needs to leave 5 Eyes. We don't really want to be politically associated with any of these dickheads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqegTsi6SiE
Linus Torvalds to an antivaxer https://lore.kernel.org/ksummit/CAHk-=wiB6FJknDC5PMfpkg4gZrbSuC3d391VyReM4Wb0+JYXXA@mail.gmail.com/
And frankly, I think IP should be taxed since holders rely on the government to protect it. If I have a house, it’s at least hypothetically possible that I can defend it myself. That’s not possible with intellectual property. So if holders are relying on that government to uphold its value, they should be expected to contribute proportionally to that value for the service.
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