Oct 5, 2022
On future people, looking back at 21st century longtermism
I find imagining future people looking back on present-day longtermism (the view that positively influencing the long-term future should be a key moral priority) a helpful intuition pump, especially re: a certain kind of “holy sh**” reaction to existential risk, and to the possible size and quality of the future at stake.
Text version here.
Edited for Joe Carlsmith by TYPE III AUDIO.