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Faulty Thinking in "The Singer Solution to World Poverty"

Summary: In his article "The Singer Solution to World Poverty," Peter Singer suggests that those who are prosperous should take the money they would otherwise spend on luxury items and instead donate it to help needy people overseas. However, Singer's argument overlooks many factors and leaves too many questions unanswered.
In Peter Singer's article "The Singer Solution to World Poverty," Singer suggests that "prosperous people" should help the needy overseas by donating the money that would go towards their luxuries. There are several pros and cons to Singer's argument, but there are also many unanswered questions. Is too much power going to the overseas aid organizations? What about the needy in the United States?

The first question one might ask is what is considered a "luxury"" Everyone has a different view of what a luxury is. For some, a television is considered a luxury. Others may consider it a need. There are several excellent arguments for why the TV could be considered a need. People need to know what is going on in the world. Television is how the average person gets their news. Without the news one wouldn't know what was going on in the world. Some...

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