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Here’s a description of me that fits on one (reasonably large) page and focuses on all the really important and interesting stuff:

Iā€™m a utilitarian philosopher. As philosopher I want to explore the nature of reality. That has motivated me to study mathematics and physics, in addition to their general usefulness. As utilitarian it is my wish to increase the happiness of all sentient beings dramatically and abolish involuntary suffering as far as possible. This requires a world in which ...

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The Prismatic Principles: Ideal Interactions Between Sentient Beings

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I was wondering about our treatment of non-human animals. There’s such a wide range of interactions with them, from keeping them as pets, using them as consumable commodity, to destroying their habitats. What would be the right thing to do? How to deal with pets and wild animals? I found it hard to answer those questions.

Then I was reminded of a really surprisingly effective method for resolving such tough issues: The principle based approach which was often successfully used to ...

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