Slightly Educated
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Slightly Educated

Objective Altruism Isn’t Real, but you Should be Nice Anyway

Does being able to explain the causality of a good deed undermine it?

The Doorman

“Why did that person open the door for me? Probably because he wants that behavior to be returned to him at a future date, he didn’t really want to open the door for ME.” This is a mental conversation I’ve actually had with myself, and I am glad that I…

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Writes about science, politics, philosophy, and the spaces that separates us as as species — and occasionally in story form.