Michael Schur on Peter Singer’s Moral Challenge to the Rest of Us
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Michael Schur on Peter Singer’s Moral Challenge to the Rest of Us


What struck me about Singer’s arguments was that the amount in question, for him, wasn’t theoretical. It was calculable. There is an amount of money one needs to live a decent life—to pay for a reasonable amount of rent, clothes, food, and leisure. And if you have more than that amount, he posited, you should give it away—because you don’t need it, and someone else does.

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