EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill

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Summary Û Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Most of us want to make a difference We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy choose careers we consider meaningful and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the world a better place Unfortunately we often base these decisions on assumptions and emotions rather than facts As a result even our best intentions often lead to ineffective and sometimes downright harmful outcomes How can we do better While a researcher at Oxford trying to figure out which career would allow him to have the greatest impact William MacAskill confronted this problem head on He discovered that much of the potential for change was being. Doing Good Better is a misnomer A accurate title would be Alleviating First World Guilt With More Mathematical Rigor and Enjoying the Delusion that Cost Efficiency Translates to Moral Superiority On the plus side the book is well intentioned and well written I appreciate the author s desire to discourage wasteful counterproductive charity and to promote rigorous reflection about how best to deploy one s privilege He does us all a service by pushing us to rise above emotion and think critically about what coun Genestealer Cults even our best intentions often lead to ineffective and sometimes downright harmful outcomes How can we do better While a researcher at Oxford trying to figure out which career would allow him to have the greatest impact William MacAskill confronted this problem head on He discovered that much of the potential for change was being. Doing Good Better is a misnomer A accurate title would be Alleviating First World Guilt With More Mathematical Rigor and Enjoying the Delusion that Cost Efficiency Translates to Moral Superiority On the plus side the book is well intentioned and well written I appreciate the author s desire to discourage wasteful counterproductive charity and to promote rigorous reflection about how best to deploy one s privilege He does us all a service by pushing us to rise above Missions God's Heart for the World9 Studies for Individuals or Groups A Lifeguide Bible Studies emotion and think critically about what coun

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Summary Û Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ns to real life scenarios MacAskill shows how many of our assumptions about doing good are misguided For instance he argues one can potentially save lives by becoming a plastic surgeon rather than a heart surgeon; measuring overhead costs is an inaccurate gauge of a charity’s effectiveness; and it generally doesn’t make sense for individuals to donate to disaster relief MacAskill urges us to think differently set aside biases and use evidence and careful reasoning rather than act on impulse When we do this when we apply the head and the heart to each of our altruistic endeavors we find that each of us has the power to do an astonishing amount of go. MacAskill convinced me that effective altruism is not the way to go He does make some good points but his utilitarian philosophical approach is so narrow it seems like something only Mr Spock would consider appropriate Charity is not just about doing the most good in terms of saving lives There are so many different reasons to give money and one s time And even MacAskill s idea of doing the most good is too narrow in that he rejects the idea of giving to an organization that is taking various approaches be Bushin Vol 3 effectiveness; and it generally doesn’t make sense for individuals to donate to disaster relief MacAskill urges us to think differently set aside biases and use Speaking Frames evidence and careful reasoning rather than act on impulse When we do this when we apply the head and the heart to The Lies We Tell Martin Benner #2 each of our altruistic Barbie My First Pony endeavors we find that Every Mans Bible NLT each of us has the power to do an astonishing amount of go. MacAskill convinced me that Curious Minds How a Child Becomes a Scientist effective altruism is not the way to go He does make some good points but his utilitarian philosophical approach is so narrow it seems like something only Mr Spock would consider appropriate Charity is not just about doing the most good in terms of saving lives There are so many different reasons to give money and one s time And

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Summary Û Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Suandered by lack of information bad data and our own prejudice As an antidote he and his colleagues developed effective altruism a practical data driven approach that allows each of us to make a tremendous difference regardless of our resources Effective altruists believe that it’s not enough to simply do good; we must do good better At the core of this philosophy are five key uestions that help guide our altruistic decisions How many people benefit and by how much Is this the most effective thing I can do Is this area neglected What would have happened otherwise What are the chances of success and how good would success be By applying these uestio. As someone who works in the social profit also known as the nonprofit sector I picked up Doing Good Better because the topic is endlessly interesting to me and because of his apparent emphasis on evidence based programming Unfortunately this book was an all around disappointment Here s a short summary of my issues with this book1 MacAskill s apparent misunderstanding of programs and causes CAUSES are things that individuals and organizations want to do PROGRAMS are the means by which organizations and individu


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    EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill Easy to read well researched only didn't give it 5 because it proved my husband has been right about everything he's been saying for years Very annoying

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    EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill Doing Good Better is a misnomer A accurate title would be Alleviating First World Guilt With More Mathematical Rigor and Enjoying the Delusion that Cost Efficiency Translates to Moral Superiority On the plus side the book is well intentioned and well written I appreciate the author's desire to discourage wasteful counterpr

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    Free download Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill Review ä PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ò William MacAskill Read a fair amount of this book but did not finish itI really wanted to be bowled over by it but I wasn't There was just too much statistical analysis for me to follow it comfortably The first few chapters are fine but as MacAskill continues with his arguments of convoluted logic I was lostThis doesn't mean this isn't a great book it just mea

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    Review ä PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ò William MacAskill William MacAskill Ò 2 Read Free download Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference Thinking of giving to charity? Read this book My personal favourite book on effective altruism so far I have also read The Life You Can Save and The Most Good You Can Do Will is clear and engaging The book is structured w

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    William MacAskill Ò 2 Read Review ä PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ò William MacAskill EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill There is a desperate need for plain English sources of information that accurately describe what works and what doesn't This book presents a scale for determining the effectiveness of charities but something on the scale smells awfully fishyWhen the author gets to what you should donate to he and his allies at G

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    Free download Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference William MacAskill Ò 2 Read EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill As someone who works in the social profit also known as the nonprofit sector I picked up Doing Good Better because the topic is endlessly interesting to me and because of his apparent emphasis on evidence based programming Unfortunately this book was an all around disappointment Here's a short summary of my issues with this book1 MacAskill's apparent misunderstanding of programs and causes CAUSES are things th

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    Review ä PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ò William MacAskill EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill William MacAskill Ò 2 Read MacAskill convinced me that effective altruism is not the way to go He does make some good points but his utilitarian philosophical approach is so narrow it seems like something only Mr Spock would consider appropriate Charity is not just about doing the most good in terms of saving lives There are so many different reasons to give money and one’s time And even MacAskill’s idea of doing the most good is too narrow in that he rejects th

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    EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill If you're at all like me you know how important it is to do your part by contributing your money and time to worthy causes but the decision making involved can be exhausting Whenever you read statistics about global health crises and the number of people living in grinding poverty it is easy to wind up feeling overwhelmed and guilty like your efforts would be just a drop in the bucket It can seem much easier to donate to domestic programs

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    EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill Upon closing this book I immediately changed the charities I support and increased my donations It left me with

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    EBOOK or KINDLE (Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference) By William MacAskill If everyone read this book and took its message truly to heart we could live in a very different world The two main takeaway points 1 If you live in the developed world and make over 52000 a year you are in the global top 1% No joke You me we a

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  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Doing Good Better Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference
  • William MacAskill
  • English
  • 21 September 2020
  • 9781592409105