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Comment author: steven0461 15 December 2016 04:37:04PM 4 points [-]

Some guesses:

  • The EA forum has less of a reputation, so knowing about it selects better for various virtues
  • Interest in altruism probably correlates with pro-social behavior in general, e.g. netiquette
  • The EA forum doesn't have the "this site is about rationality, I have opinions and I agree with them, so they're rational, so I should post about them here" problem