Author is advocate of smart altruism

Author is advocate of smart altruism

The effective altruists don’t feel as if they’re giving up anything; in fact, practicing effective altruism is itself a source of happiness. Singer cites studies that show having more money improves people’s lives up to a point, but after necessities are covered and a person has enough to save for the future and enjoy a few luxuries, additional money adds very little to happiness.

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