Effective Altruism and the UWCSEA Service Programme

The Effective Altruism movement is a movement that "aims to apply evidence and reason to determine the most effective ways to benefit others". It's a response to a perceived failure of past altruism focusing more on symbolic or short-term actions rather than long-term goals that would have led to more suffering mitigated over the long-term.…

Time For Some Perspective at School?

Perspective is a tricky word that has been rather overused in recent year, it's definition has broadened to the point where it means little more than "considering" and worst of all it's been turned into a graded subject. My school dedicated two hours a week to the teaching of the subject and there are few classes…