About the show

Hear This Idea is a podcast about new thinking in effective altruism.

Fin and Luca

The hosts are long-time friends Fin Moorhouse (right) and Luca Righetti (left). Luca is a Research Fellow at Open Philanthropy, and Fin is a Research Scholar at the Future of Humanity Institute. *

We write an accompanying article for each episode which includes a full transcript, reading recommendations, and as many links as we can find. You can browse all our guests' recommendations on our library page.

Where to listen


We value feedback of any kind, and you can leave some through our feedback form. As a thank you for taking time to leave feedback, you'll be able to redeem a free book from a list of books that we highly recommend. You're welcome to fill out the form anonymously.

Social media

Guest suggestions, questions, and hate mail should be directed to moc.aedisihtraeh@olleh.

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The team


This show is made possible by our amazing producer and editor Jason Cotrebil.

Big thanks also to Claudia for creating full transcripts of each episode, and to Jonas Kgomo for helping improve this website.

Amplify grants

Over the next few months, we’re running a small grants program for podcasts and other creative media projects that spread ideas to help humanity navigate this century. Consider applying!

Support the show

The best way to support the show is to leave an honest rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or elsewhere. Written reviews are especially appreciated. You can also tip the show here.

* Small print: Hear This Idea is an entirely personal project, and is not affiliated with our current employers!