About the author

Matt is the author, co-author, secondary-author, ghost-author, and non-author of articles, speeches, book chapters, and even entire books! Next will be the bestseller "Losing My Religions." Currently, he is President of One Step for Animals; previously, he was shitcanned from more nonprofits than there is room to list here. Before Matt’s unfortunate encounter with activism, he was an aerospace engineer who wanted to work for NASA to impress Carl Sagan. His hobbies include photography, almost dying, and {REDACTED} He lives in Tucson with Anne and no dogs, no cats, and no African tortoises (although he cares for all of these).

Monday, January 23, 2017

"Should" Shouldn't Crowd Out "Can"

"A common human bias is that when both normative (what should be) and positive (what can be) considerations are discussed together, the normative tends to overwhelm and displace the positive. That is, we are so eager to express our values that we neglect the detailed groundwork on facts needed to give value discussions sufficient context to be useful."
The Age of Em

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