arushigupta comments on EA Survey 2017 Series: Community Demographics & Beliefs - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: arushigupta 31 August 2017 06:27:13AM 1 point [-]

Interesting results. I personally do like the moral duty option - I think it does have a pretty different connotation than an obligation. Obligation suggest something forced upon you by outside forces, while moral duty suggests something done out of a sense of responsibility, but more joyfully and consciously chosen.

I'm just wondering why Muslim is not an option for the religious beliefs question? This seems like a silly oversight since it is a major religion.

Comment author: RandomEA 31 August 2017 04:20:05PM 4 points [-]

It actually was an option (see the survey here). I suspect they left it out of the results because nobody chose it.