Hi, MD here.The collection of questions feels pretty random personalized (EDIT) - even if I would wanted to I could not really see where I should start and where I should stop. I believe that most of these questions should be answered like a good obstetrician/gynecologist who knows you and not by someone without rigorous medical training who volunteers to comb through google scholar. Some prompts:
Here are some links for non-medicine trained people:Oral contraception: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/1814214?resultClick=1
Long acting c... (read more)
I believe that most of these questions should be answered like a good obstetrician/gynecologist who knows you and not by someone without rigorous medical training who volunteers to comb through google scholar
People without conventional credentials combing through google scholar is a mainstay of LessWrong (this includes me). If you object to that practice or think people are doing a bad job then I think you should make a top-level post laying out your case, where it can be debated without hijacking someone else's request. Criticizing just one post feels both unfair to that one post and shortchanging the argument, since only people interested in this particular question will see it.
Earlier this year we hosted a X-Risk Strategy workshop with the Convergence Team in Cologne (https://forum.effectivealtruism.org/posts/cPZ9w2Wxxu2kA9EDg/workshop-strategy-ideas-and-life-paths-for-reducing) with around 20 participants from around Germany.
The overall rating was on a scale from -3 to +3 with 0 indicating an average workshop event at ~ +2. We had overall a very positive feedback from participants with a wide range of backgrounds:
"I believe the workshop has helped me to internalize the goal of reducing X-risks. As a result, I anticipate t... (read more)