What drives us to do good things? And what dissuades us from doing those good things, even if we generally believe ourselves to be good people? This has been the topic underlying Season One of the Musings podcast, and Charlie has had some truly fascinating conversations on that question.

In Season Two, Charlie plans to look at a different perspective on philanthropy and doing good: “Effective Hedonism.” He gives us a brief introduction to the term in this episode, and you can read his article in Time magazine for more information.

Join us in Season Two to hear more on the subject of Effective Hedonism, as well as other journeys into the human psyche and what drives us to do (or not do) the good acts we know will benefit others.

Musings on Ourselves and Other Strangers is the podcast for the non-profit organization The Life You Can Save, and is hosted by co-founder Charlie Bresler. Please check out other episodes as well as our website for ideas on how you too can extend your impact for good in the world.

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