<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><br><div dir="ltr"><div style="color:rgb(80,0,80)"><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font size="4" color="#cc0000"><b>Stanford Effective Altruism and the Stanford Philosophy Department invite you to:</b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font size="4" color="#cc0000"><b><br></b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#666666" size="6"><b>Will MacAskill on the Ethics of the Next Billion Years</b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#666666" size="6"><b><br></b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><span style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap">We are honored to host Associate Professor Will MacAskill, at his time of hiring the youngest ever Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He </span><span style="font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;color:rgb(29,33,41);font-size:14px;white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-family:inherit">is the co-founder and president of 80,000 Hours, the co-founder of The Centre for Effective Altruism, the co-founder of Giving What We Can, and the author of </span></span><span style="font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;color:rgb(29,33,41);font-size:14px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-style:italic"><span style="font-family:inherit">Doing Good Better</span></span><span style="font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;color:rgb(29,33,41);font-size:14px;white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-family:inherit">.</span></span><font color="#666666" size="6"><b><br></b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font size="4" color="#000000"><b>WHEN: Saturday, September 21st, 2:30-4:00pm</b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font size="4" color="#000000"><b><a href="https://calendar.google.com/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=NDNuc2poczQxNTI1NHVrNmVhcTIzcm5ta2kgZW9wYjVzbjMyb21hYm1oMG92ZTdwMjNuYWtAZw&tmsrc=eopb5sn32omabmh0ove7p23nak%40group.calendar.google.com" target="_blank">ADD TO CALENDAR</a></b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font size="4" color="#000000"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" size="4"><b>WHERE: Building 200 Room 002 (Basement)</b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" size="4"><b>Stanford Main Quad (North-East Corner)</b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" size="4"><b>450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305</b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" size="6"><b><a href="https://forms.gle/Fr9CmzUa2nfRJoHj7" target="_blank">RSVP HERE</a></b></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" face="arial, sans-serif" size="4">Check out our <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/505150500034747/" target="_blank">Facebook event</a>!</font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" face="arial, sans-serif" size="4"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center"><font color="#000000" face="arial, sans-serif" size="4"><b>This event is open to everyone, especially those who are brand new to effective altruism! Bring your friends :) </b></font></div></div><div style="color:rgb(80,0,80);text-align:center"><img src="cid:ii_k0pwvl8c1" alt="image.png" width="435" height="562" class="m_-6808502302960008259gmail-CToWUd m_-6808502302960008259gmail-a6T" style="outline:0px"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(80,0,80);text-align:center"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(80,0,80);text-align:center"><span class="m_-6808502302960008259gmail-m_3904739636925483539m_-3034801304878683171m_-4671868778099929034gmail-im"><span style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap">Society is currently taking actions whose impact goes far beyond the present generation. These impacts are vast in scale because they affect so many people, with future people outnumbering us by thousands to one. Yet those future generations have little representation in the world today. They can’t bargain with us. They don’t get a vote.</span><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap">In this talk, Professor Will MacAskill argues that our impact on future generations is the most important moral consideration in the world today. He introduces the philosophy of longtermism, which is concerned with ensuring that long-run outcomes go as well as possible, and discusses the ways in which we can benefit future generations, including by changing political incentives, guiding the development of new technology, and reducing the risk of human extinction. He discusses crucial considerations to help you work out what strategy to pursue, and gives advice on how you can choose a career to maximize your positive impact on the long run. </span><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap">2:30pm - 2:45pm: Event check-in </span><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><span style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap">2:45pm - 4:00pm: Will MacAskill on The Ethics of the Next Billion Years + Q&A </span><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><br style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="color:rgb(29,33,41);font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:start;white-space:pre-wrap">If you're new to effective altruism, we'd love for you to join! See this helpful introduction: </span><a href="https://www.effectivealtruism.org/articles/introduction-to-effective-altruism/?fbclid=IwAR0y0gcESc-jvyVMst-Q9EKA7NW2zlKQm9qHGtRgcYRe01xSuKQC3sRTJ3Q" rel="nofollow noopener" style="color:rgb(56,88,152);text-decoration-line:none;font-family:system-ui,-apple-system,system-ui,".SFNSText-Regular",sans-serif;font-size:14px;white-space:pre-wrap" target="_blank">https://www.effectivealtruism.org/articles/introduction-to-effective-altruism/</a></div></div>
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