Sunday, September 18, 3:00am - 4:30am (EDT)
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Join us for a discussion of What We Owe the Future, a new book by William MacAskill and NY Times bestseller. While introducing the idea of longtermism to a broader audience, it has something to offer to engaged EAs, too. There are deep dives on moral contingency, value lock-in, civilization collapse and recovery, stagnation, population ethics, and the value of the future. It also tries to bring a historical perspective to bear on these issues more often than is usual in the standard discussions.
We'll be discussing the book in full, but if you don't get a chance to finish the book before the group, feel free to join anyway!
• We can provide you with a free digital copy of the book if you're planning to attend the discussion: https://forms.gle/qqZSRQ58awyyVNNr8
• If the time doesn't work for you, we are hosting another discussion on Sep 25 at 6 pm UTC.
• Join the #book-club channel at EA Anywhere Slack to engage with other members and suggest books for future discussions: https://bit.ly/3k6vAfj
Nguyen Tran, firstname.lastname@example.org