My university library has an electronic version of The Point of View of the Universe, by Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek and Peter Singer, which includes summaries of each of the book’s chapters. (These summaries are not included in the print or the Kindle versions.) Collated, they provide a good summary of the book as a whole. So here they are.
What follows is a Spanish translation of my favorite essay of all time: Paul Graham’s Keep your identity small. I’m not very pleased with the way in which I translated the title, but I wasn’t able to come up with any better alternatives; the verb ‘to keep’ (in the relevant sense) and the second person (in the imperative mode) are both singularly hard to translate into Spanish.
I’ve recently reached the conclusion that having more one-to-one interactions with effective altruists will likely increase my positive impact. So if you are an EA (broadly defined) and would like to have a conversation with me, please do get in touch. Originally I posted a similar announcement to the EA self-help Facebook group, and the focus was on helping people with personal issues. But I’m equally happy to discuss EA ideas and related subjects.
Contact me with a couple of suggested time slots between 3pm and 11pm (GMT) on any day (including weekends), and I will either confirm one of those slots or suggest a few alternatives. We can use Hangouts, Skype, WhatsApp or Signal. I will assume that the conversation will last about 30 minutes; if you would like to talk for longer, that’s fine, but please let me know in advance so I can plan accordingly.