MarkusAnderljung comments on The Haste Consideration - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: MarkusAnderljung 11 September 2014 09:04:17AM 4 points [-]

So am I right to think that the point of the haste consideration is that there is a "return on investment" on doing good? Many good things you do will in turn cause other good things to happen and so good things done further in the past will have had more time to do good through indirect effects. If so, it would seem that it would be really important to think about what good things actually have these indirect effects.