Yes, because I thought the why was obvious. I still do!
If doom has tiny probability, it’s better to focus on other issues. While I can’t give you a function mapping the doom mechanism to correct actions, different mechanisms of failure often require different techniques to address them—and even if they don’t, we want to check that the technique actually addresses them.
A quick guess is that at about 1 in 10 000 chance of AI doom working on it is about as good as ETG to GiveWell top charities