philosophytorres's Shortform

post by philosophytorres · 2021-02-08T14:54:47.048Z · EA · GW · 1 comments

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comment by philosophytorres · 2021-02-08T14:54:47.369Z · EA(p) · GW(p)

It's been a year, but I finally wrote up my critique of "longtermism" (of the Bostromian / Toby Ord variety) in some detail. I explain why this ideology could be extremely dangerous -- a claim that, it seems, some others in the community have picked up on recently (which is very encouraging). The book is on Medium here and PDF/EPUB versions can be downloaded here.