If greed can ever be good, that philosophy didn’t work at FTX’s charity

If greed can ever be good, that philosophy didn’t work at FTX’s charity

Iremember reading William MacAskill’s book Doing Good Better back in 2015 and wondering: is this too good to be true? MacAskill, the fresh-faced Oxford philosopher and prime mover of “effective altruism”, was on a mission to take personal emotion out of charitable giving. Doing good works was one thing, he suggested, but if you really…