Counterfactual EA Success Stories Examplespost by Sam Robinson · 2022-08-04T17:36:20.026Z · EA · GW · 1 comments
This is a question post.
Does anyone have a list of counterfactual success stories that have arisen directly from EA-related work? I can think of a couple (GiveWell donation statistics seem an obvious answer) but I would love a list or some examples. I want to use this for:
- General conversations about EA in day-to-day life. I often hear the response that EA seems too philosophical; citing examples of counterfactual goods seems like a good way to mitigate this narrative, though I would welcome any suggestions of other techniques here.
- Community building (I run my student group in St Andrews). I think it would be useful to have some tangible examples I can give in an introduction talk and conversations within fellowships.
- My own curiosity and general knowledge!
I really appreciate any help provided!
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