Effective Altruism

Effective Altruism (EA) is a philanthropic movement trying to invest in causes that do the most possible good per unit investment.

What "the most possible good" means is a topic of debate, and members of effective altruist community are interested in many different cause areas, such as global poverty, interventions against disease, animal welfare, and existential risks.


Despite a broad diversity of ideas within the EA community on which areas are most pressing, there are a handful of criteria that are generally agreed make an area potentially impactful to work on (either directly or through donation). These are:(Read More)

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