Further, while being quite a good article, you can read the summary, introduction and conclusion without encountering the idea that the author believes that s-risks are much greater than x-risks, as opposed to being just yet another risk to worry about.

I'm only confident about endorsing this conclusion conditional on having values where reducing suffering matters a great deal more than promoting happiness. So we wrote the "Reducing risks of astronomical suffering" article in a deliberately 'balanced' way, pointing out the differe... (read more)

S-risks: Why they are the worst existential risks, and how to prevent them

by Kaj_Sotala 1 min read20th Jun 2017107 comments