Comment by lu_wang on The perspectives on effective altruism we don't hear · 2015-01-03T03:50:05.201Z · EA · GW

What successful responses to these objections have people used in in-person discussions?

Reading the other comments below has been eye-opening exactly because I wouldn't have anticipated many of the objections to EA. Therefore, I'm not confident enough in my mental model of a non- or anti-EA person to know what responses would convince them, under their value system: the responses on e.g., Ben Kuhn's page and at The Life You Can Save are very convincing to me, and there are plenty of other responses that would score points in a debate, but I'm not sure that's enough. What's worked empirically to change minds?