Continuing from August, Post Prize #4 will be for the best review of Will MacAskill’s What We Owe the Future
. The book is MacAskill’s case for longtermism, the view that positively influencing the longterm future is a key moral priority of our time. The book addresses a host of fascinating topics like artificial intelligence, pandemics, global conflict, stagnation, population ethics, and much more. Order it here
. Can’t afford a copy but want to compete in our review contest? Shoot us a Twitter DM and we will send you a copy.
We will be awarding prizes for the best reviews – positive or critical – of the book. Because the book comes out on August 16th, this contest will extend over the next two months, conclusion September 30th,
Prize: We’ll award $1000 to the most outstanding pieces
Deadline: Opens August 2nd, What We Owe the Future is released August 16th, and the prize will close September 30th.
How to submit: When you have finished your piece, tweet a link to it and tag and follow our Twitter, @effective_ideas. If you’re not on Twitter, email it to email@example.com with the subject line Post Prize #3. Looking forward to reading them!