“Even in what seem like “unquantifiable” areas like political change and disaster prevention, we can still think rigorously, in an evidence-based manner, about how good those activities are. We just need to assess the chances of success and how good success will be if it happens. This, of course, is very difficult to do, but we will make better decisions if we at least try to make these assessments rather than simply throwing up our hands and randomly choosing an activity to pursue, or worse, not choosing any altruistic activity at all.”
William MacAskill, Doing Good Better
During the last Effective Giving Mini Masters, Robert commented that the value their foundation could’ve created for a better world would have been much greater if they had given almost all of Jazi Foundation’s grant money from 2013-2015 to the Against Malaria Foundation (AMF).