Effective altruism is a philosophy and social movement focused on answering one question: How can we best help others?
Our resources are limited, so we have to use them wisely. Effective altruism is the project of:
Effective altruism — efforts that actually help people rather than making you feel good or helping you show off — is one of the great new ideas of the 21st century.
Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, author of 'The Better Angels of Our Nature'
Effective altruism … is matching a clear-eyed approach to doing good with scientific exactitude.
Senior Editor, The Atlantic