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Who decides how we’ll save the future?


How do we make life better for future generations? Who gets to make those decisions? These are tough questions, and today’s guest, philosopher William MacAskill (@willmacaskill), tries to help us answer them.


What We Owe the Future by William MacAskill

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Bryan Walsh (@bryanrwalsh)

Sigal Samuel (@sigalsamuel)


Sofi LaLonde, producer and engineer

Libby Nelson, editorial adviser

A.M. Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts

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