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I love seeing this stuff written up! Thanks for taking the time to write it. This way other orgs can build-on and modify this kind of system for their own needs, rather than everyone having to start from scratch

I felt the Sam Harris interview was disappointingly soft and superficial. To be fair to MacAskill, Harris did an unusually bad job of pushing back and taking a harder line, and so MacAskill wasn't forced to get deeper into it.

And basically nothing about how to avoid a similar situation happening again? Except for a few lines about decentralisation. Quite uninspiring.

Thanks a lot for your thoughts!

I like your first point, that the intervention with the greatest reduction in highest intensity pain will always be in the Pareto frontier (as the 6th image shows, any point to the left of another will either be "unclear" or "strictly worse", but never "strictly better"). I hadn't considered that before!

I don't think I understand your second or third points though.

Namely this line:

But I think we can also use it to achieve the prerequisites required for estimating better Pareto frontier data.

And this line:

One caveat though is change in behavioral patterns after long periodical treatments. For example: the case of cattle would be different from hens and chickens

I don't understand the distinction you're making between cows and chickens.

Thanks again for your comment!