6/17 (Sat.) Effective Altruism (Host: David Jr.)

6/17 (Sat.) Effective Altruism (Host: David Jr.)

文章David Jr. » 週五 6月 16, 2017 12:35 am

6/17 (Sat.) Effective Altruism (Host: David Jr.)

TED talk for session 1

The why and how of effective altruism

Discussion Questions for Session 1:
1. Is human nature fundamentally selfish or altruistic?

2. Is altruism a necessary attribute of a successful society? Why?
Or do you think altruism is bad, unhealthy or hypocritical?
Can you name some negative consequences of altruism?

3. This video mentioned 4 questions staying in the way of altruistic behaviors.
(1) How much of difference can I make?
(2) Am I expected to abandon my career?
(3) Isn't charity bureaucratic and ineffective anyway?
(4) Isn't it a burden to give up so much?

Do you believe ordinary salarymen can also make big impact for good in the world? In what way?
Except donating money, what else can we do?
Do you recommend any charitable organization?
What do you think about the idea of donating 10% income? Why this figure 10%?

TED talk for session 2
Why some people are more altruistic than others

Discussion Questions for Session 2:
1. What do you think about the "extraordinary altruist' compassion" which extends way beyond their social circle to total strangers?
Can you imagine you donate your kidney to another stranger in need one day?
What's the mindset difference between donating money, blood, bone marrow, kidney or even risking your life to save others?

2. Do you like to become an extraordinary altruist?
Can you become an extraordinary altruist?

3. Is altruism really about self-sacrifice?

3:45 ~ 4:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
4:00 ~ 4:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
4:10 ~ 4:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
4:50 ~ 5:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
5:10 ~ 5:15pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
5:15 ~ 5:55pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
6:00 ~ 6:20pm Summarization (20 mins)
6:20 ~ 6:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements
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Re: 6/17 (Sat.) Effective Altruism (Host: David Jr.)

文章Rock » 週日 6月 18, 2017 8:10 pm

It's good that the great couple showed up in the pouring rain. The discussion ran smoothly with David's strong hosting, too. We had fun and learned new things. Attendees were: David Jr.(host), Kooper & Gloria, Rock, Light, Katherine, Sabrina, Julian, Danny, Jason Jr., Vincent, Leon, Neo.... who else do I miss? :?
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
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