A lot of material has been developed on how we can go about doing a lot of good.

Here is some of the best.

Will MacAskill’s book, Doing Good Better, is possibly the most recent, readable, and fairly comprehensive treatment of the ideas of Effective Altruism.

If you like TED talks, watch Peter Singer’s The Why and How of Effective Altruism.

The Life You Can Save in 3 minutes is also a great watch (Singer’s first book on Effective Altruism).

A great place to start digging deeper is this introductory list on the EA forum. Ryan Carey has also put this in a more detailed pdf format.

Ben Kuhn compiles a great set of articles here.

A good primer on GiveWell, global poverty reduction (and charities in general): Giving 101: the basics

Peter McIntyre wrote a post summarising charity selection heuristics, and some cause areas: Effective charities 101

How should you spend your 80 000 hours of your working life? 80 000 Hours (where did they get the name from?) has put together an incredible guide on careers.

Singer’s books: The Life You Can Save, and The Most Good You Can Do are good introductions, and have changed many people’s lives.

Finally, check out effectivealtruism.org.au or engage with the local groups to access some of the latest information!

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