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NancyLebovitz comments on The Power of Agency - Less Wrong

57 Post author: lukeprog 07 May 2011 01:38AM

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Comment author: NancyLebovitz 09 May 2011 12:56:33AM 7 points [-]

This is reminding me of Steve Pavlina's material about light-workers and dark-workers. He claims that working to make the world a better place for everyone can work, and will eventually lead you to realizing that you need to take care of yourself, and that working to make your life better exclusive of concern for others can work and will eventually convince you of the benefits of cooperation, but that slopping around without being clear about who you're benefiting won't work as well as either of those.