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MichaelPlant comments on Comparative advantage in the talent market - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: MichaelPlant 13 April 2018 11:18:07PM 1 point [-]

I agree it's really complicated, but merits some thinking. The one practical implication I take is "if 80k says I should be doing X, there's almost no chance X will be the best thing I could do by the time I'm in a position to do it"

Comment author: Ben_Todd 20 April 2018 06:24:03AM 2 points [-]

That seems very strong - you're saying all our recommendations are wrong, even though we're already trying to take account of this effect.