Free, 5-10 minute, interactive lessons.
Non-trivial is a learning platform for research-backed, actionable ideas to help you change the world.
Crucial concepts from philosophy, maths, science, and more
Evidence-based stuff you should know about how the world works
Reflect on your values and life goals with scenarios
Check your understanding with quizzes
Deepen your understanding with footnotes and nerdy asides
Broaden your knowledge with reading suggestions
The evidence-backed lessons have significantly changed my view of the world. This course equips you with fascinating knowledge that you can actively apply to make a positive difference.
Diminishing marginal returns
Whether we’ve made moral progress
Which innovations caused our life expectancy to double
How our wealth grew exponentially
How billions were lifted out of poverty
How many lives a typical extra doctor saves
How many charities actually make a big difference
Which evidence-backed programs help the global poor
What you could accomplish by donating money
We can’t solve the world’s problems by ourselves.
We’re a non-profit helping problem-solvers learn what they need to make a large, positive difference.
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