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).

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

"Global Sanity"

I'm listening to the 80,000 Hours podcast with Max Roser of Our World In Data. After discussing covid, Rob refers to Roser's earlier work as promoting "Global Sanity." That is -- understanding the world as it really is in order to maximize our work to make it better. 

This reminds me of earlier posts here, such as this one (quoting Roser) and any with Hans Rosling (example). And these graphs (please click for larger):


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