I'm in the HPR!
Posner...is convinced that this tendency toward scrupulosity is enough of an issue that we should abandon the concept of effectiveness in altruism entirely. His critique, though, is not a new one—several effective altruists are also concerned about scrupulosity, and many of them have shared stories from their own lives about balancing giving effectively against more personal cares. For me, these stories are important because they demonstrate that caring about effective opportunities to do good is not mutually exclusive with making the world better in other ways you choose. (...)
Man, writing for real publications is so stressful. Word limits, even if they're only suggestions, suck.
A few things that didn't make it into the HPR version (besides those glorious, glorious footnotes):