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Effective altruism is logical, but too unnatural to catch on

9 mins | Oct 20, 2020
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Analysing why basic human morality is not designed to think 'logically'. If you were in a burning building and forced to choose between saving a child or a painting by Picasso worth millions of dollars, which would you choose? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think. Alan Jern analyses the effective altruism movement, and the dilemmas it poses.
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