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Views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Complicated. "Consequentialist" would describe most of my views, with some reservations.
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Environmentalism
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Political reform
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Movement building
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Co-president of Harvard College Effective Altruism

Volunteer at Future of Life Institute

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
70
Diet: 
Near vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Rationalist/LessWrong

You and EA

Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
LessWrong
Local EA group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
Local chapter of an EA organisation
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
The Future of Life Institute
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
Over 20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Harvard College Effective Altruism

Demographics

Name: 
Ales Flidr
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s)
Country: 
United States
City: 
Cambridge
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Effective Altruism
Full-time student?: 
Yes
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes