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Dagon comments on Integral versus differential ethics - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Dagon 01 December 2014 08:44:58PM 0 points [-]

Freaky. Adding very happy lives at no cost to others seems like an unqualified win to me. I do reject the idea that inequality is always bad, which probably explains our disagreement on this.

Visible, salient inequality can reduce both gross and net happiness in some populations, but that's not a necessary part of moral reasoning, just an observed situation of current humanity.