My notes on: A Very Rational End of the World | Thomas Moynihan

post by Vasco Grilo (vascoamaralgrilo) · 2022-06-20T08:50:01.407Z · EA · GW · 1 comments

Contents

  A Fateful Question
  Bringing The Paradox Home
  A Timely Concern And An Emerging Discipline
  Futures Potential And Perfect
  History Of The Future
  Before The Bomb
  Enlightenment, Extinction, Apocalypse
  A Perennially Overlooked Distinction
  Plenty To Go Around
  Indestructible Value
  The End Of All Values
  Things To Come
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Below are my notes regarding Chapter 1 of Thomas Moynihan's book X-Risk: How Humanity Discovered Its Own Extinction, which are essentially structured transcriptions. Any errors/misinterpretations are my own.

A Fateful Question

Bringing The Paradox Home

A Timely Concern And An Emerging Discipline

Futures Potential And Perfect

History Of The Future

Before The Bomb

Enlightenment, Extinction, Apocalypse

A Perennially Overlooked Distinction

Plenty To Go Around

Indestructible Value

The End Of All Values

Things To Come

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comment by JeffreyK · 2022-06-26T18:19:00.059Z · EA(p) · GW(p)

Thanks for this very helpful for a post-religious person like myself.